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

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$39.59 $0.24 (0.61%) BID stock closing price Jan 18, 2017 (Closing)

The Sotheby's cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows Sotheby's profits, the balance sheet shows Sotheby's debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Sotheby's purchased $100.97M worth of BID shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Sotheby's stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Sotheby's has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $154.86M. View details of Sotheby's cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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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.
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While Sotheby's stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Sotheby's stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Sotheby's saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-27.48M in 2014 to $154.86M in 2015. Apart from the Sotheby's stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Sotheby's reported a positive operating cash flow of $155.05M for 2015 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $155.05M for BID in last year report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $25.72M for Sotheby's.

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