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Statement of Cash Flows

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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 statement of financial position.

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.

Apple Inc., Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows

USD $ in millions

12 months ended Sep 30, 2017 Sep 24, 2016 Sep 26, 2015 Sep 27, 2014 Sep 28, 2013 Sep 29, 2012
Net income
Depreciation and amortization
Share-based compensation expense
Deferred income tax expense
Accounts receivable, net
Vendor non-trade receivables
Other current and non-current assets
Accounts payable
Deferred revenue
Other current and non-current liabilities
Changes in operating assets and liabilities
Adjustments to reconcile net income to cash generated by operating activities
Cash generated by operating activities
Purchases of marketable securities
Proceeds from maturities of marketable securities
Proceeds from sales of marketable securities
Payments made in connection with business acquisitions, net
Payments for acquisition of property, plant and equipment
Payments for acquisition of intangible assets
Payments for strategic investments, net
Cash used in investing activities
Proceeds from issuance of common stock
Excess tax benefits from equity awards
Payments for taxes related to net share settlement of equity awards
Payments for dividends and dividend equivalents
Repurchases of common stock
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt, net
Repayments of term debt
Change in commercial paper, net
Cash generated by (used in) financing activities
Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of the year
Cash and cash equivalents, end of the year
Source: Apple Inc., Annual Reports
Item Description The company
Cash generated by operating activities The net cash from (used in) all of the entity's operating activities, including those of discontinued operations, of the reporting entity. Operating activities generally involve producing and delivering goods and providing services. Operating activity cash flows include transactions, adjustments, and changes in value that are not defined as investing or financing activities. Apple Inc.'s cash generated by operating activities declined from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.