General Dynamics Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GD)

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$175.97 $1.92 (1.08%) GD stock closing price Jan 17, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of GD requires an investor to check the cash flows for General Dynamics. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about General Dynamics profits and General Dynamics debt. General Dynamics stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $2.97B for 2015. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   General Dynamics saw a inflow of $1.3B from investing activities for 2015. 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-Flow482M496M556M620M592M569M562M447M423M384M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.25B592M-247M222M64M-398M-588M112M308M3M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-140M129M-26M4M13M5M-27M-174M
Other Adjustments Net301M-33M311M2.18B30M187M474M87M149M59M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-569M-521M-440M-450M-458M-370M-385M-490M-474M-334M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---1M-444M-1.56B-233M-811M-3.22B-307M-2.03B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments505M-497M-22M219M-156M37M-235M17M-179M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities264M-84M96M19M200M158M39M34M108M44M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.97B-2.84B-157M-456M-1.27B-908M-67M-1.38B-298M168M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-500M---18M747M-700M-157M1.25B--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-873M-822M-591M-893M-673M-631M-577M-533M-445M-359M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-43M36M-9M-2M-27M-2M-15M---
General Dynamics Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.39B5.3B3.3B2.65B2.61B2.26B1.62B2.89B1.6B2.33B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.79B4.39B5.3B3.3B2.65B2.61B2.26B1.62B2.89B1.6B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While General Dynamics stock price history provides the price history of a stock, General Dynamics 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:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: General Dynamics cash grew YoY to $2.97B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the General Dynamics stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $2.5B for General Dynamics in the latest year. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $200M 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.
  • 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 $-4.26B for General Dynamics.

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