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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)


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.

Verizon Communications Inc., consolidated cash flow statement

US$ in millions

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12 months ended Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Net income hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Depreciation and amortization expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Employee retirement benefits hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Deferred income taxes hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Provision for uncollectible accounts hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Equity in (earnings) losses of unconsolidated businesses, net of dividends received hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net gain on sale of divested businesses hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Oath goodwill impairment hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts receivable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Inventories hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Prepaid expenses and other hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities and Other current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Changes in current assets and liabilities, net of effects from acquisition/disposition of businesses hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Discretionary employee benefits contributions hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash provided by operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Capital expenditures, including capitalized software hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Acquisitions of businesses, net of cash acquired hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Acquisitions of wireless licenses hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from dispositions of wireless licenses hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from dispositions of businesses hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash used in investing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from long-term borrowings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from asset-backed long-term borrowings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Repayments of long-term borrowings and capital lease obligations hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Repayments of asset-backed long-term borrowings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Dividends paid hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchase of common stock for treasury hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Acquisition of noncontrolling interest hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash used in financing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, beginning of period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, end of period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-23).

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. Verizon Communications Inc.’s net cash provided by operating activities increased from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
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. Verizon Communications Inc.’s net cash used in investing activities decreased from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly increased from 2017 to 2018.
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. Verizon Communications Inc.’s net cash used in financing activities increased from 2016 to 2017 but then decreased significantly from 2017 to 2018.