Lear Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:LEA)

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$121.04 $0.42 (0.35%) LEA stock closing price Oct 27, 2016 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Lear needs to disclose. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has Lear profits and Lear debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Lear cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  Lear had cash and cash equivalents of $1.09B at the beginning of the year and $1.2B at year end for 2015.   Lear saw a outflow of $184.7M from investing activities for 2015. View details of Lear 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
Lear Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow347.8M310.9M285.5M239.5M246.3M235.9M582.7M829.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities24.3M-85.8M-17.7M-128.6M14.3M-72.69M-260.1M-121.5M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net103.2M0.39M96.5M-698.3M-40.7M-2.69M-1.32B126.3M
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-485.8M-424.7M-460.6M-458.3M-329.5M-193.3M-118.8M-167.7M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-499.2M---243.9M1.29M6.3M29.3M24M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities19.7M-355.9M56.7M14.3M25M-5.1M-2.7M-0.7M
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-487.4M-411.4M-1B-222.8M-279.1M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities485.6M397.9M427.9M-72.1M-5.9M-257.4M-2.39M-156.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----4M-34M320.2M1.2B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-106.3M-91.2M-102.4M-77.7M-69.6M-16.2M-23.8M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-47M-30M17.8M2.1M-14.6M-9M34.1M-15.7M
Lear Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.09B1.14B1.4B1.75B1.65B1.55B2.85B601.3M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.2B1.09B1.14B1.4B1.75B1.65B2.81B1.59B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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 Lear stock price history and Lear stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Lear saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-43.6M in 2014 to $102.5M in 2015. Apart from the Lear 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.
  • Lear increased its cash from operating activities to $343.3M in 2015. 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.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-965.3M for LEA 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 Lear and its owners and creditors and was $-156.3M for 2015. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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