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Adobe Inc. (ADBE)


Cash Flow Statement

Beginner level

The cash flow statement provides information about a company’s cash receipts and cash payments during an accounting period, showing how these cash flaws link the ending cash balance to the beginning balance shown on the company’s balance sheet.

The cash flow statement consists of three parts: cash flows provided by (used in) operating activities, cash flows provided by (used in) investing activities, and cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities.

Adobe Inc., consolidated cash flow statement

US$ in thousands

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12 months ended Nov 29, 2019 Nov 30, 2018 Dec 1, 2017 Dec 2, 2016 Nov 27, 2015 Nov 28, 2014
Net income
Depreciation, amortization and accretion
Stock-based compensation
Deferred income taxes
Gain on the sale of property
Unrealized (gains) losses on investments, net
Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation
Other non-cash items
Trade receivables, net
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
Trade payables
Accrued expenses
Income taxes payable
Deferred revenue
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of acquired assets and assumed liabilities
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities
Net cash provided by operating activities
Purchases of short-term investments
Maturities of short-term investments
Proceeds from sales of short-term investments
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired
Purchases of property and equipment
Proceeds from sale of property
Purchases of long-term investments, intangibles and other assets
Proceeds from sale of long-term investments and other assets
Net cash used for investing activities
Purchases of treasury stock
Proceeds from re-issuance of treasury stock
Taxes paid related to net share settlement of equity awards
Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation
Proceeds from debt issuance, net of costs
Other financing activities, net
Net cash used for financing activities
Effect of foreign currency exchange rates on cash and cash equivalents
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year
Cash and cash equivalents at end of year

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-25), 10-K (filing date: 2018-01-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-01-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-01-19), 10-K (filing date: 2015-01-20).

Cash flow statement item Description The company
Net cash provided by operating activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) from operating activities, excluding discontinued operations. Operating activity cash flows include transactions, adjustments, and changes in value not defined as investing or financing activities. Adobe Inc.’s net cash provided by operating activities increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Net cash used for investing activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) of investing activities, excluding discontinued operations. Investing activity cash flows include making and collecting loans and acquiring and disposing of debt or equity instruments and property, plant, and equipment and other productive assets. Adobe Inc.’s net cash used for investing activities decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Net cash used for financing activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) of financing activities, excluding discontinued operations. Financing activity cash flows include obtaining resources from owners and providing them with a return on, and a return of, their investment; borrowing money and repaying amounts borrowed, or settling the obligation; and obtaining and paying for other resources obtained from creditors on long-term credit. Adobe Inc.’s net cash used for financing activities increased from 2017 to 2018 but then decreased significantly from 2018 to 2019.