Northrop Grumman Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:NOC)

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$215.86 $1.5 (0.69%) NOC stock closing price Oct 21, 2016 (Closing)

The financial analysis of NOC requires an investor to check the cash flows for Northrop Grumman. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Northrop Grumman profits and Northrop Grumman debt. Northrop Grumman had cash and cash equivalents of $3.86B at beginning of year and $2.32B at year end for 2015. Northrop Grumman cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Northrop Grumman has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-1.54B. View details of Northrop Grumman 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 2006
Northrop Grumman Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow467M462M495M510M544M738M736M3.81B730M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-827M-138M-227M-52M-913M-709M-61M361M255M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----264M-7M3M-14M-74M
Other Adjustments Net532M200M263M204M630M371M-235M297M129M1.83B
Northrop Grumman Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-471M-561M-364M-331M-488M-770M-654M-662M-663M-716M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----4M14M1.62B83M-690M43M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---250M-250M----174M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities40M-84M18M-3M1.41B-5M-96M-47M-77M-102M
Northrop Grumman Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.18B-2.67B-2.19B-1.13B-2.19B-1.04B-1.05B-1.45B-901M-432M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities600M-1.96B--768M294M369M-113M-90M-1.01B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------2M-12M-2M-69M44M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-603M-563M-545M-535M-543M-545M-539M-525M-504M-402M
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 Year3.86B5.15B3.86B3B3.7B3.28B1.5B963M1.02B1.61B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.32B3.86B5.15B3.86B3B3.7B3.28B1.5B963M1.02B
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 Northrop Grumman stock price history and Northrop Grumman stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Northrop Grumman has cash of $2.32B 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 Northrop Grumman stock price.
  • 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 $2.16B for NOC.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $-431M for NOC 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-3.28B 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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