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    Cash Flow Statement for Starbucks

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    I need assistance understanding the cash flow statements for Starbucks for 2008. Below is the actual question I need answered.

    "Review Starbuck's statements of cash flow and foot notes and explain how each current account has affected cash management strategies."

    Here is a link to SBUX financials 2008:
    http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/SBUX/financials/cash-flow

    Any help is appreciated

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    Cash flow statement analysis is very important to gauge the performance of any company. Cash flow statement shows which are the key areas where the company has generated cash from and what areas the company have utilized cash. In case of Starbucks the amount of cash and cash equivalents have shown a declining trend in the last three years. Cash balance have reduced from $312.61 million in 2006 to $281.26 in 2007 and then finally to $269.80 in the current year. Operating ...

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    Cash flow statement analysis is very important to gauge the performance of any company. Cash flow statement shows which are the key areas where the company has generated cash from and what areas the company have utilized cash. In case of Starbucks the amount of cash and cash equivalents have shown a declining trend in the last three years.
    See the attached file for the detailed analysis.

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