Stock Analysis on Net

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Cash Flow Statement 

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

Amazon.com Inc., consolidated cash flow statement

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12 months ended: Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Net income 33,364  21,331  11,588  10,073  3,033 
Depreciation and amortization of property and equipment and capitalized content costs, operating lease assets, and other 34,296  25,251  21,789  15,341  11,478 
Stock-based compensation 12,757  9,208  6,864  5,418  4,215 
Other operating (income) expense, net 137  (71) 164  274  202 
Other (income) expense, net (14,306) (2,582) (249) 219  (292)
Deferred income taxes (310) (554) 796  441  (29)
Inventories (9,487) (2,849) (3,278) (1,314) (3,583)
Accounts receivable, net and other (18,163) (8,169) (7,681) (4,615) (4,786)
Accounts payable 3,602  17,480  8,193  3,263  7,175 
Accrued expenses and other 2,123  5,754  (1,383) 472  283 
Unearned revenue 2,314  1,265  1,711  1,151  738 
Changes in operating assets and liabilities (19,611) 13,481  (2,438) (1,043) (173)
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash from operating activities 12,963  44,733  26,926  20,650  15,401 
Net cash provided by operating activities 46,327  66,064  38,514  30,723  18,434 
Purchases of property and equipment (61,053) (40,140) (16,861) (13,427) (11,955)
Proceeds from property and equipment sales and incentives 5,657  5,096  4,172  2,104  1,897 
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired, and other (1,985) (2,325) (2,461) (2,186) (13,972)
Sales and maturities of marketable securities 59,384  50,237  22,681  8,240  9,988 
Purchases of marketable securities (60,157) (72,479) (31,812) (7,100) (13,777)
Net cash used in investing activities (58,154) (59,611) (24,281) (12,369) (27,819)
Proceeds from short-term debt, and other 7,956  6,796  1,402  886  — 
Repayments of short-term debt, and other (7,753) (6,177) (1,518) (813) — 
Proceeds from long-term debt 19,003  10,525  871  182  16,231 
Repayments of long-term debt (1,590) (1,553) (1,166) (155) (1,372)
Principal repayments of finance leases (11,163) (10,642) (9,628) (7,449) (4,799)
Principal repayments of financing obligations (162) (53) (27) (337) (200)
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities 6,291  (1,104) (10,066) (7,686) 9,860 
Foreign currency effect on cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash (364) 618  70  (351) 713 
Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash (5,900) 5,967  4,237  10,317  1,188 
Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash, beginning of period 42,377  36,410  32,173  21,856  19,334 
Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash, end of period 36,477  42,377  36,410  32,173  20,522 

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

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. Amazon.com Inc. net cash provided by operating activities increased from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly decreased from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.
Net cash used in 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. Amazon.com Inc. net cash used in investing activities decreased from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly increased from 2020 to 2021.
Net cash provided by (used in) 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. Amazon.com Inc. net cash provided by (used in) financing activities increased from 2019 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2021.