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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)


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.

Amazon.com Inc., consolidated cash flow statement

US$ in millions

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12 months ended Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Net income (loss) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Depreciation of property and equipment and other amortization, including capitalized content costs hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stock-based compensation hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other operating expense, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other (income) expense, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Deferred income taxes hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Inventories hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts receivable, net and other hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accrued expenses and other hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Unearned revenue hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Changes in operating assets and liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash from operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash provided by operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchases of property and equipment hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from property and equipment incentives hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired, and other hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Sales and maturities of marketable securities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchases of marketable securities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash used in investing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from long-term debt and other hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Repayments of long-term debt and other hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Principal repayments of capital lease obligations hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Principal repayments of finance lease obligations hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Foreign currency effect on cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash, beginning of period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash, end of period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-10), 10-K (filing date: 2016-01-29), 10-K (filing date: 2015-01-30).

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.’s net cash provided by operating activities increased from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
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.’s net cash used in investing activities decreased from 2016 to 2017 but then increased from 2017 to 2018 not reaching 2016 level.
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.’s net cash provided by (used in) financing activities increased from 2016 to 2017 but then decreased significantly from 2017 to 2018.