General Dynamics Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GD)

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$188.3 $1.59 (0.84%) GD stock closing price Feb 23, 2017 (Closing)

The General Dynamics 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 General Dynamics 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 General Dynamics 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. General Dynamics issued $1.26B worth of GD shares. The cash flow statement helps in the General Dynamics stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. General Dynamics had an outflow of $301M from operating activities, $2.09B inflow due to financing activities, and $626M spend due to investing activities for 2016. View details of General Dynamics cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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General Dynamics Net Income Cash Flow
2.96B2.97B2.53B2.36B-332M2.53B2.62B2.39B2.46B2.07B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow454M482M496M556M620M592M569M562M447M423M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.64B-1.25B592M-247M222M64M-398M-588M112M308M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations107M-140M129M-26M4M13M5M-27M
Other Adjustments Net318M301M-33M311M2.18B30M187M474M87M149M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
2.2B2.5B3.73B3.11B2.69B3.24B2.99B2.86B3.11B2.93B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-392M-569M-521M-440M-450M-458M-370M-385M-490M-474M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----1M-444M-1.56B-233M-811M-3.22B-307M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-505M-497M-22M219M-156M37M-235M17M-179M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-34M264M-84M96M19M200M158M39M34M108M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-426M200M-1.1B-367M-656M-1.97B-408M-1.39B-3.66B-852M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.7B-2.97B-2.84B-157M-456M-1.27B-908M-67M-1.38B-298M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities492M-500M---18M747M-700M-157M1.25B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-911M-873M-822M-591M-893M-673M-631M-577M-533M-445M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-2.17B-4.26B-3.58B-725M-1.38B-1.2B-2.23B-806M-718M-786M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-54M-43M36M-9M-2M-27M-2M-15M--
General Dynamics Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-451M-1.6B-913M2.01B647M36M350M642M-1.27B1.29B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.79B4.39B5.3B3.3B2.65B2.61B2.26B1.62B2.89B1.6B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.33B2.79B4.39B5.3B3.3B2.65B2.61B2.26B1.62B2.89B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: General Dynamics cash reduced YoY to $2.96B, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the General Dynamics stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: General Dynamics reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.2B for 2016 and has seen a decrease 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.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-426M for GD stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between General Dynamics and its owners and creditors and was $-2.17B for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.
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FCF margin
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