Lear Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:LEA)

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$142.37 $0.51 (0.36%) LEA stock closing price Feb 17, 2017 (Closing)

The Lear cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Lear profits and Lear debt. Lear stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $1.04B for 2016-Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   Lear had an inflow of $525.4M from operating activities, $173.5M spend due to financing activities, and $388.6M spend due to investing activities for 2016-Q4. View details of Lear 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
Lear Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow378.2M283.4M184.7M90.2M347.8M257.4M169.4M84.5M310.9M232.6M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities96.6M5.1M69.49M-72.29M24.3M-197.6M-179.8M-351.99M-85.8M-326.1M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net104M13.4M6.4M8.2M103.2M83.3M68.8M44.2M0.39M70.9M
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-528.3M-300.3M-181.7M-88.1M-485.8M-327.7M-212.9M-98.8M-424.7M-280.8M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-155.9M----499.2M-465.3M-465.3M-473.3M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities47.1M51.8M50.5M-1.8M19.7M-10.6M8.3M7.9M-355.9M-9M
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-658.8M-557.7M-367.1M-154.7M-487.4M-383M-234.8M-112.4M-411.4M-259.4M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-21.9M-15.6M-9.4M-485.6M491.9M495M-5M397.9M-2.1M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings9.1M8.9M5.2M-0.5M---500M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-122.1M-82.9M-61.3M-25.3M-106.3M-76.2M-53M-22.1M-91.2M-67.1M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-79.2M-52.1M-51.3M-51M-48.2M-53.6M-48.6M-46M-56.1M-43M
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-34.3M-1M-4.4M10.3M-47M-32.8M-22.9M-29.6M-30M-15.3M
Lear Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.2B1.09B1.14B1.4B1.75B1.65B1.55B2.85B601.3M-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.27B1.34B1.39B1.17B1.2B922.8M967.9M748.2M1.09B872.7M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Lear has cash of $1.27B 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 Lear stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $1.62B for Lear in the latest quarter. 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 from investing stood at a negative value of $-637.1M for LEA 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 Lear and its owners and creditors and was $-872.9M for 2016-Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.