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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)


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.

Accenture PLC, consolidated cash flow statement

US$ in thousands

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12 months ended Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Net income
Depreciation, amortization and asset impairments
Reorganization benefits, net
Share-based compensation expense
Pension settlement charge
(Gain) loss on sale of businesses
Deferred income taxes, net
Other, net
Receivables and contract assets, current and non-current
Other current and non-current assets
Accounts payable
Deferred revenues, current and non-current
Accrued payroll and related benefits
Income taxes payable, current and non-current
Other current and non-current liabilities
Change in assets and liabilities, net of acquisitions
Adjustments to reconcile Net income to Net cash provided by operating activities
Net cash provided by operating activities
Purchases of property and equipment
Purchases of businesses and investments, net of cash acquired
Proceeds from the sale of businesses and investments, net of cash transferred
Other investing, net
Net cash used in investing activities
Proceeds from issuance of ordinary shares
Purchases of shares
Proceeds from (repayments of) long-term debt, net
Cash dividends paid
Excess tax benefits from share-based payment arrangements
Other, net
Net cash used in financing activities
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

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. Accenture PLC’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. Accenture PLC’s net cash used in investing activities increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Net cash 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. Accenture PLC’s net cash used in financing activities decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.