General Dynamics Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:GD)

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$177.23 $1.05 (0.59%) GD stock closing price Jan 23, 2017 (Closing)

The General Dynamics cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For General Dynamics profits one has to check the income statement and for General Dynamics debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in General Dynamics stock analysis. General Dynamics had a positive net income cash flow of $2.16B for the latest quarter. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. GD decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-282M for the latest 2016-Q3. View details of General Dynamics 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
General Dynamics Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow342M232M117M482M360M243M124M496M376M252M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.57B-1.12B-497M-1.25B-339M-394M-91M592M1.63B-110M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations97M13M13M----140M104M106M
Other Adjustments Net341M271M89M301M-52M31M-4M-33M-139M-90M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-244M-134M-65M-569M-360M-190M-98M-521M-337M-162M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---505M500M500M500M-497M-500M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-38M-51M-53M264M278M241M94M-84M11M17M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.3B-1.1B-993M-2.97B-2.49B-1.37B-533M-2.84B-2.64B-2.28B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities492M---500M-500M-500M-500M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-678M-447M-215M-873M-655M-432M-206M-822M-618M-411M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-39M4M15M79M71M60M30M82M66M54M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-44M-34M-6M-43M-31M-16M-8M36M26M24M
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 End2.3B1.9B1.91B2.79B3.37B4.03B4.41B4.39B5.11B3.84B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The General Dynamics stock price history and General Dynamics stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • General Dynamics has cash of $2.3B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the General Dynamics stock price.
  • General Dynamics increased its cash from operating activities to $499M in 2016-Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-282M 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 $-1.53B for 2016-Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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