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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.

AT&T Inc., Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows

USD $ in millions

12 months ended Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Net income
Depreciation and amortization
Undistributed earnings from investments in equity affiliates
Provision for uncollectible accounts
Deferred income tax expense (benefit)
Net (gain) loss from sale of investments, net of impairments
Actuarial (gain) loss on pension and postretirement benefits
Asset abandonments and impairments
Accounts receivable
Other current assets
Accounts payable and other accrued liabilities
Equipment installment receivables and related sales
Deferred fulfillment costs
Changes in operating assets and liabilities
Retirement benefit funding
Other, net
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities
Net cash provided by operating activities
Purchase of property and equipment
Interest during construction
Capital expenditures
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired
(Purchases) sales of securities, net
Net cash used in investing activities
Net change in short-term borrowings with original maturities of three months or less
Issuance of other short-term borrowings
Repayment of other short-term borrowings
Issuance of long-term debt
Repayment of long-term debt
Issuance of other long-term financing obligations
Purchase of treasury stock
Issuance of treasury stock
Dividends paid
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents
Cash and cash equivalents beginning of year
Cash and cash equivalents end of year
Source: AT&T Inc., Annual Reports
Item Description The company
Net cash provided 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. AT&T Inc.'s net cash provided by operating activities increased from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly declined from 2016 to 2017.