General Dynamics Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:GD)

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$175.39 $1.72 (0.99%) GD stock closing price Dec 09, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like General Dynamics from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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. General Dynamics has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-482M. View details of General Dynamics cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q3 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4
General Dynamics Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow342M342M232M232M117M482M360M243M124M496M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.57B-1.52B-1.12B-960M-440M-1.25B-494M-394M-97M592M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations97M97M13M13M13M----140M
Other Adjustments Net341M294M271M113M32M301M103M31M2M-33M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-244M-244M-134M-134M-65M-569M-360M-190M-98M-521M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----505M500M500M500M-497M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-38M-38M-51M-51M-53M264M278M241M94M-84M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.3B-1.3B-1.1B-1.1B-993M-2.97B-2.49B-1.37B-533M-2.84B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities492M492M----500M-500M-500M-500M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-678M-678M-447M-447M-215M-873M-655M-432M-206M-822M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-39M-39M4M4M15M79M71M60M30M82M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-44M-44M-34M-34M-6M-43M-31M-16M-8M36M
General Dynamics Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.79B4.39B2.79B5.3B3.3B2.65B2.61B2.26B1.62B2.89B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.3B2.3B1.9B1.9B1.91B2.79B3.37B4.03B4.41B4.39B
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 saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-482M in 2016-Q3 to $-482M in 2016-Q3. Apart from the General Dynamics stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $1.37B for GD.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-282M 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 $-1.53B for 2016-Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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