Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net
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UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH)

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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 flows 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.

UnitedHealth Group Inc., consolidated cash flow statement

US$ in millions

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12 months ended: Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Net earnings
Depreciation and amortization
Deferred income taxes
Share-based compensation
Other, net
Noncash items
Accounts receivable
Other assets
Medical costs payable
Accounts payable and other liabilities
Unearned revenues
Net change in other operating items, net of effects from acquisitions and changes in AARP balances
Cash flows from operating activities
Purchases of investments
Sales of investments
Maturities of investments
Cash paid for acquisitions, net of cash assumed
Purchases of property, equipment and capitalized software
Other, net
Cash flows used for investing activities
Common share repurchases
Cash dividends paid
Proceeds from common stock issuances
Repayments of long-term debt
Proceeds from (repayments of) short-term borrowings, net
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt
Customer funds administered
Other, net
Cash flows used for financing activities
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents
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: 2021-03-01), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-14), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08).

Cash flow statement item Description The company
Cash flows from 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. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s cash flows from operating activities increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Cash flows used for 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. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s cash flows used for investing activities decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.
Cash flows used for 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. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s cash flows used for financing activities decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.