General Dynamics Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GD)

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$189.6 $0.91 (0.48%) GD stock closing price Mar 22, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of GD requires an investor to check the cash flows for General Dynamics. The profit-loss statement shows General Dynamics profits, the balance sheet shows General Dynamics 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. General Dynamics had cash and cash equivalents of $2.79B at beginning of year and $2.33B at year end for 2016. General Dynamics cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. General Dynamics has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-451M. View details of General Dynamics cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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General Dynamics Net Income Cash Flow
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
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
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
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-54M-43M36M-9M-2M-27M-2M-15M--
General Dynamics Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
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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  • General Dynamics had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-451M for the latest year 2016. 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 General Dynamics 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. General Dynamics lost $301M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-426M for GD stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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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