Interpublic Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:IPG)

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$24.27 $0.1 (0.41%) IPG stock closing price Mar 23, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Interpublic from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Interpublic profits and Interpublic debt. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Interpublic stock analysis. Interpublic generated $513.4M cash from operating activities in 2016-Q4. Interpublic had an inflow of $548.2M from operating activities, $207.4M spend due to financing activities, and $95.7M spend due to investing activities for 2016-Q4. View details of Interpublic cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3
Interpublic Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow251.4M180.7M120.5M62.5M233.1M170.2M114.2M56.9M222.4M163.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-509.8M-572.4M-889.4M-730.9M-174.2M-653.1M-789.1M-831.4M-161.7M-793.1M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net139.3M61.3M51.4M16.6M134.6M29.6M18.7M-18.2M103.4M74.7M
Interpublic Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-200.7M-114.5M-63M-27M-161.1M-80.7M-49.8M-20.2M-148.7M-94.4M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-52M-47.9M-34.3M-27M-40.7M-9.7M-0.5M--53.6M-48.9M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----0.1M-0.1M---0.6M-0.5M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-11.2M-5.8M-5.7M-5.2M-1.1M-0.4M0.2M2.1M1.9M
Interpublic Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-293.1M-183.1M-102.7M-49.8M-271.7M-160.5M-91.4M-42.1M-255M-136.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.8M----1.9M-1M-1M-147.9M149M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-56.2M-26M56.6M-24.6M52.3M29.4M54.9M34.3M-63.2M-44.4M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-238.4M-179.6M-120.1M-59.9M-195.5M-147.2M-98.5M-49.3M-159M-119.9M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-76.9M-70.3M-59.1M-23.6M-56M-32.3M-24.5M6M-14.6M-23.3M
Interpublic Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash11.6M50.7M52.6M36.7M-156.1M-128.5M-64.7M-58.3M-101M-43.1M
Interpublic Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.5B1.66B1.64B2.57B2.3B2.68B2.5B2.11B2.01B1.96B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.1B891.6M672.6M673.4M1.5B874.3M848.9M734.3M1.66B896M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Interpublic stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Interpublic stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Interpublic had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-405.3M for the latest quarter 2016-Q4. 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 Interpublic 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. Interpublic gained $548.2M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-263.9M for IPG 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.
  • 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 $-666.4M for Interpublic.

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