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A cash flow statement is a financial statement that shows how much cash is coming in and leaving the company over a specified period of time.
In order to prepare a cash flow statement you must list the cash that has come into the company through sales, investments, loans, customer deposits or any other activity and the cash that has left the company through expenses, loan repayments, investments, asset purchases etc.
A cash flow statement helps the reader see how and where cash is generated and used in a business over a period of time. It shows whether a business is cash flow positive or negative. Even if a business is profitable, it can still be cash flow negative.
The 3 sections of a cash flow statement are cash flow from operating activities, cash flow from investing activities and cash flow from financing activities.
A cash flow statement shows the cash generated or used from operating activities, financing activities and investing activities. Ultimately, it shows the total amount of cash that has been brought into the company or left the company during a specific period. You can see an example of a cash flow statement from one of our premium financial models below: