Sotheby's Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BID)

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$36.07 $0.91 (2.46%) BID stock closing price Oct 21, 2016 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Sotheby's needs to disclose. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Sotheby's profits one has to check the income statement and for Sotheby's debt one has to check the balance sheet. Sotheby's stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $43.72M for 2015. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   Sotheby's saw a inflow of $111.86M from investing activities for 2015. View details of Sotheby's 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
Sotheby's Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow21.26M24.13M26.79M29.43M28.96M27.6M31.81M24.84M23.04M25.46M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-327.59M-144.18M42M-239.42M184M117.32M99.37M-273.21M-285.97M103.34M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net417.66M46.51M38.61M36.32M18.6M35.86M33.86M44.62M12.64M34.55M
Sotheby's Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-11.33M-10.86M-23.46M-18.97M-17.11M-17.99M-98.42M-24.19M-11.23M-12.71M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------2.46M-0.19M-1.72M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments0.27M0.3M1.22M-----133.61M-126.04M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-5.63M-117.99M-68.85M-201.74M67.18M-101.68M30.17M-59.32M43.09M-59.09M
Sotheby's Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-125M-24.03M4.04M0.96M2.56M14.03M1.26M-17.96M18.55M66.77M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities101.56M-9M-3.16M202.93M-3.07M-54.57M-1.69M227.78M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings96.5M445M-197.37M--22.46M----1.61M-47.45M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-29.78M-331.53M-13.75M-35.22M-14.85M-13.62M-20.43M-40.65M-33.32M-12.94M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Sotheby's Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-9.2M-15.38M8.93M10.01M-1.01M-1.76M-0.37M-5.85M1.25M2.33M
Sotheby's Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year693.82M721.31M768.34M890.63M483.66M321.57M253.46M348.25M221.09M124.95M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End848.69M693.82M721.31M768.34M890.63M483.66M321.57M253.46M348.25M221.09M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Sotheby's stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Sotheby's stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Sotheby's had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $154.86M for the latest year 2015. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Sotheby's stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $155.05M for BID.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Sotheby's generated $111.86M 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. Sotheby's spent $46.48M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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