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Cisco Systems (XSGO:CSCO) Cash Flow from Investing

: $-3,018 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2023)
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Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

For the three months ended in Apr. 2023, Cisco Systems spent $270 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment. It gained $1 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment. It spent $93 Mil on purchasing business. It gained $0 Mil from selling business. It spent $3,947 Mil on purchasing investments. It gained $1,721 Mil from selling investments. It paid $0Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale. And it paid $6 Mil for other investing activities. In all, Cisco Systems spent $2,594 Mil on investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries for the three months ended in Apr. 2023.


Cisco Systems Cash Flow from Investing Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cisco Systems's Cash Flow from Investing can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Cisco Systems Annual Data
Trend Jul13 Jul14 Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18 Jul19 Jul20 Jul21 Jul22
Cash Flow from Investing
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15,318.00 14,837.00 3,500.00 -5,285.00 1,553.00

Cisco Systems Quarterly Data
Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22 Jul22 Oct22 Jan23 Apr23
Cash Flow from Investing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 653.00 869.00 -799.00 -494.00 -2,594.00

Cisco Systems Cash Flow from Investing Calculation

Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

If a company spends cash on property, plant and equipment (PPE), this will reduce their cash position. This is called Capital Expenditures (CPEX).

Likewise, if a company buys another company for cash, this will reduce their cash position.

Cisco Systems's Cash Flow from Investing for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2022 is calculated as:

Cisco Systems's Cash Flow from Investing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2023 is calculated as:


Cash Flow from Investing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-3,018 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Cisco Systems  (XSGO:CSCO) Cash Flow from Investing Explanation

Cash flow from investing contains nine items:

1. Purchase Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Purchase of PPE indicates the amount used to purchase property, plant, and equipment.

Cisco Systems's purchase of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was $-270 Mil. It means Cisco Systems spent $270 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment.

In the capital spending for property, plant and equipment (PPE), some part of spending may be from the expansion of business. The business needs more property, plant and equipment (PPE) as it grows. Another part may be from replacement of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of existing business. For some companies, the cash spent on replacing of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business will be close to the depreciation of property, plant and equipment (PPE) reported in the income statement.

In Warren Buffett's definition of Owner's Earnings, he deducts the estimate of the cost of replacing the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business from cash flow from operations. The cash spent on the new property, plant, and equipment is not deducted. The reason is because these are not costs of the existing business. In his 1986 letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett wrote this about owner earnings:

"These represent (a) reported earnings plus (b) depreciation, depletion, amortization, and certain other non-cash charges...less (c) the average annual amount of capitalized expenditures for plant and equipment, etc. that the business requires to fully maintain its long-term competitive position and its unit volume....Our owner-earnings equation does not yield the deceptively precise figures provided by GAAP, since (c) must be a guess - and one sometimes very difficult to make. Despite this problem, we consider the owner earnings figure, not the GAAP figure, to be the relevant item for valuation purposes...All of this points up the absurdity of the 'cash flow' numbers that are often set forth in Wall Street reports. These numbers routinely include (a) plus (b) - but do not subtract (c)."

2. Sale Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Sale of PPE indicates the amount gained from selling property, plant, and equipment.

Cisco Systems's sale of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was $1 Mil. It means Cisco Systems gained $1 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment.

3.Purchase Of Business:
Purchase of business indicates the amount used to purchase business.

Cisco Systems's purchase of business for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was $-93 Mil. It means Cisco Systems spent $93 Mil on purchasing business.

4. Sale Of Business:
Sale of business indicates the amount gained from selling business.

Cisco Systems's sale of business for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was $0 Mil. It means Cisco Systems gained $0 Mil from selling business.

5. Purchase Of Investment:
Purchase of Investments represents cash outflow on the purchase of investments in securities.

Cisco Systems's purchase of investment for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was $-3,947 Mil. It means Cisco Systems spent {stock_data.stock.currency_symbol}}3,947 Mil on purchasing investments.

6. Sale Of Investment:
Sale of Investments represents cash inflow on the sale of investments in securities.

Cisco Systems's sale of investment for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was $1,721 Mil. It means Cisco Systems gained $1,721 Mil from selling investments.

7. Net Intangibles Purchase And Sale:
Net Intangibles purchase and sale means the net cash inflow received by a company that comes from the purchase and sale of intangibles. It equals the cash received from sale of intangibles minus the cash spent on purchasing intangibles.

Cisco Systems's net Intangibles purchase and sale for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was $0 Mil. It means Cisco Systems paid $0 Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale.

8. Cash From Discontinued Investing Activities:
Cash from discontinued investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from the discontinued investing activities.

Cisco Systems's cash from discontinued investing activities for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was 0 Mil. It means Cisco Systems paid $0 Mil for discontinued investing activities.

9. Cash From Other Investing Activities:
Cash from other investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from other investing activities.

Cisco Systems's cash from other investing activities for the three months ended in Apr. 2023 was $-6 Mil. It means Cisco Systems paid $6 Mil for other investing activities.


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Cisco Systems (XSGO:CSCO) Business Description

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Cisco Systems is the largest provider of networking equipment in the world and one of the largest software companies in the world. Its largest businesses are selling networking hardware and software (where it has leading market shares) and cybersecurity software like firewalls. It also has collaboration products, like its Webex suite, and observability tools. It primarily outsources its manufacturing to third parties and has a large sales and marketing staff—25,000 strong across 90 countries. Overall, Cisco employees 80,000 employees and sells its products globally.

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