Comerica Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:CMA)

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$66.96 $0.65 (0.98%) CMA stock closing price Jan 20, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Comerica from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Comerica profits, the balance sheet shows Comerica 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. Comerica had cash and cash equivalents of $6.07B at beginning of quarter and $8.04B at quarter end for 2016-Q3. Comerica cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Comerica had an inflow of $158M from operating activities, $2.7B inflow due to financing activities, and $1.07B gain due to investing activities for 2016-Q3. View details of Comerica cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2
Comerica Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow98M63M32M131M101M68M34M136M101M66M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities63M33M6M-47M-79M-87M-37M-5M-45M-56M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-77M-21M147M257M236M144M207M-85M65M46M
Comerica Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-71M-54M-27M-119M-78M-54M-25M-70M-38M-31M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments36M54M113M-2.51B-522M-189M9M-550M-44M-74M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-272M-1.38B-344M-627M-423M-1.18B-485M-3.12B-2.25B-2.41B
Comerica Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-186M-102M-48M-228M-164M-107M-60M-211M-155M-105M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.8B2.8B-410M410M191M--810M-810M-907M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-11M-11M491M-93M-7M-60M-36M-137M-51M-77M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-112M-74M-37M-147M-109M-72M-36M-137M-101M-65M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-688M-3.51B-3.54B2.53B1.36B972M186M4.02B4.22B768M
Comerica Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Comerica Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year6.07B6.45B4.53B3.56B2.08B5.62B3.42B1.51B1.43B1.61B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End8.04B4.11B3B6.15B7.2B5.97B5.96B6.07B7.79B3.89B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Comerica stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Comerica 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:
  • Comerica had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.89B for the latest quarter 2016-Q3. 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 Comerica 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: Comerica reported a positive operating cash flow of $397M for 2016-Q3 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. 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: Comerica generated $1.07B 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $1.8B for Comerica. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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