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Comcast Corp. (CMCSA)


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.

Comcast Corp., consolidated cash flow statement

US$ in millions

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12 months ended Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Net income
Depreciation, amortization and other operating gains
Share-based compensation
Noncash interest expense, net
Net (gain) loss on investment activity and other
Deferred income taxes
Current and noncurrent receivables, net
Film and television costs, net
Accounts payable and accrued expenses related to trade creditors
Other operating assets and liabilities
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of effects of acquisitions and divestitures
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities
Net cash provided by operating activities
Capital expenditures
Cash paid for intangible assets
Acquisitions and construction of real estate properties
Construction of Universal Beijing Resort
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired
Proceeds from sales of businesses and investments
Purchases of investments
Deposits
Other
Net cash used in investing activities
Proceeds from (repayments of) short-term borrowings, net
Proceeds from borrowings
Proceeds from collateralized obligation
Repurchases and repayments of debt
Repurchases of common stock under repurchase program and employee plans
Dividends paid
Purchase of Universal Studios Japan noncontrolling interests
Issuances of common stock
Distributions to noncontrolling interests and dividends for redeemable subsidiary preferred stock
Other
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities
Impact of foreign currency on cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash
Increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, beginning of year
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, end of year

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

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. Comcast Corp.’s net cash provided by operating activities increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
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. Comcast Corp.’s net cash used in investing activities decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 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. Comcast Corp.’s net cash provided by (used in) financing activities increased from 2017 to 2018 but then decreased significantly from 2018 to 2019.