American Axle & Manufacturing Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:AXL)

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$17.69 $0.17 (0.97%) AXL stock closing price Oct 24, 2016 (Closing)

The American Axle & Manufacturing cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the American Axle & Manufacturing debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as American Axle & Manufacturing revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the American Axle & Manufacturing stock analysis. American Axle & Manufacturing generated $377.6M cash from operating activities in 2015. American Axle & Manufacturing has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $33.3M. View details of American Axle & Manufacturing cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
American Axle & Manufacturing Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow198.4M199.9M177M152.2M139.4M131.6M134.7M199.5M229.4M206M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-78.1M-54.2M-52.79M-150M-324.8M10M63.1M162.7M51.6M55.7M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net21.7M29.7M4.29M-544.4M-8M-15.8M71.39M699M49.9M146.5M
American Axle & Manufacturing Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-193.2M-197.4M-218.7M-185.4M-167.6M-111.2M-136M-143.9M-186.5M-358.4M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----16.5M-2.2M-10.2M-10.7M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----6.4M71.6M-77.1M--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities5.1M2.1M-------34.8M
American Axle & Manufacturing Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.3M0.9M0.7M-5.8M4.5M-0.19M140.1M0.6M11.5M1.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-140.2M-22M134.7M263.5M171M-1.9M88M-4.9M555.6M113.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---29.9M10.4M2.6M-60M-163.1M290.3M-383.3M67.2M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--------18.3M-31.8M-31M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
American Axle & Manufacturing Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-12.6M-6.5M-1.5M0.6M-2.2M-0.4M5.9M-4.5M0.4M0.4M
American Axle & Manufacturing Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year249.2M154M62.4M169.2M244.6M178.1M198.8M343.6M13.5M3.7M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End282.5M249.2M154M62.4M169.2M244.6M178.1M198.8M343.6M13.5M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The American Axle & Manufacturing stock price history and American Axle & Manufacturing stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • American Axle & Manufacturing has cash of $282.5M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the American Axle & Manufacturing stock price.
  • American Axle & Manufacturing increased its cash from operating activities to $59.2M in 2015. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: American Axle & Manufacturing generated $7.2M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. American Axle & Manufacturing spent $122.2M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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