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

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$20.02 $0.55 (2.67%) AXL stock closing price Jan 20, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like American Axle & Manufacturing from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the American Axle & Manufacturing cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of American Axle & Manufacturing compared to various industry peers like FDML stock and XTNY stock. American Axle & Manufacturing had an inflow of $59.2M from operating activities, $122.2M spend due to financing activities, and $7.2M gain due to investing activities for 2015. View details of American Axle & Manufacturing cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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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.
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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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $377.6M for American Axle & Manufacturing in the latest year. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • 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 shows the flow of cash between American Axle & Manufacturing and its owners and creditors and was $-143.6M for 2015. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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