Northrop Grumman Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:NOC)

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$243.86 $0.88 (0.36%) NOC stock closing price Feb 23, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Northrop Grumman needs to disclose. 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 Northrop Grumman profits one has to check the income statement and for Northrop Grumman debt one has to check the balance sheet. Northrop Grumman cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  Northrop Grumman had cash and cash equivalents of $2.32B at the beginning of the year and $2.54B at year end for 2016.   Northrop Grumman had an inflow of $651M from operating activities, $1.49B inflow due to financing activities, and $374M spend due to investing activities for 2016. View details of Northrop Grumman cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Northrop Grumman Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow456M467M462M495M510M544M738M736M3.81B730M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities153M-827M-138M-227M-52M-913M-709M-61M361M255M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations------264M-7M3M-14M
Other Adjustments Net4M532M200M263M204M630M371M-235M297M129M
Northrop Grumman Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-920M-471M-561M-364M-331M-488M-770M-654M-662M-663M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----4M14M1.62B83M-690M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----250M-250M----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities115M40M-84M18M-3M1.41B-5M-96M-47M-77M
Northrop Grumman Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.55B-3.18B-2.67B-2.19B-1.13B-2.19B-1.04B-1.05B-1.45B-901M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities428M600M-1.96B--768M294M369M-113M-90M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings135M------2M-12M-2M-69M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-640M-603M-563M-545M-535M-543M-545M-539M-525M-504M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Northrop Grumman Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Northrop Grumman Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.32B3.86B5.15B3.86B3B3.7B3.28B1.5B963M1.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.54B2.32B3.86B5.15B3.86B3B3.7B3.28B1.5B963M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Northrop Grumman stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Northrop Grumman stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Northrop Grumman had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $222M for the latest year 2016. 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 Northrop Grumman 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: 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 $2.81B for NOC.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-805M for NOC 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.79B for Northrop Grumman. 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.

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