International Business Machines Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:IBM)

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For analyzing any company like International Business Machines 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 International Business Machines profits one has to check the income statement and for International Business Machines debt one has to check the balance sheet. International Business Machines issued $8.68B worth of IBM shares. The cash flow statement helps in the International Business Machines stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. International Business Machines had an inflow of $140M from operating activities, $6.29B inflow due to financing activities, and $5.16B spend due to investing activities for 2015. View details of International Business Machines cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
International Business Machines Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.86B4.49B4.68B4.68B4.82B4.83B4.99B5.45B5.2B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.44B-1.77B-2.45B-2.45B-2.39B-1.24B418M-1.19B-890M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-3.38B-------5M
Other Adjustments Net2.41B-1.26B-1.23B756M1.57B1.12B1.94B2.22B1.36B
International Business Machines Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.21B-3.34B-3.25B-3.67B-3.5B-3.42B-3.12B-3.82B-4.09B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-3.75B1.7B-2.76B-3.12B-1.8B-5.87B-794M-6.24B-699M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-803M-288M-252M-1.6B1.19B1.18B-2.64B794M117M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-398M-1.08B-1.06B-608M-291M-405M-184M-16M-
International Business Machines Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-4.29B-12.97B-12.79B-10.46B-12.59B-11.6B-4.38B-6.8B-14.71B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-82M3.54B6.34B2.69B1.05B1.53B-6.81B3.58B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings101M-1.75B621M-441M1.32B817M-651M-6.03B12.11B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-4.9B-4.27B-4.06B-3.77B-3.47B-3.18B-2.86B-2.59B-2.15B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
International Business Machines Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-473M-655M28M-116M-493M-135M98M58M294M
International Business Machines Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year8.48B10.72B10.41B11.92B10.66B12.18B12.74B14.99B8.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.69B8.48B10.72B10.41B11.92B10.66B12.18B12.74B14.99B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While International Business Machines stock price history provides the price history of a stock, International Business Machines 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:
  • International Business Machines saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-2.24B in 2014 to $-790M in 2015. Apart from the International Business Machines 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $17.01B for International Business Machines 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 Flow from investment activities: International Business Machines used $5.16B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-9.17B for International Business Machines. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.