Ally Financial Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:ALLY)

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$26.95 $0.15 (0.55%) ALLY stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of ALLY requires an investor to check the cash flows for Ally Financial. Financials statements like the Ally Financial income statement and Ally Financial balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Ally Financial had cash and cash equivalents of $7.88B at beginning of the year and $5.27B at year end for 2017. Ally Financial cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Ally Financial has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-2.61B.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.86B2.38B2.8B2.94B2.97B3.06B4.32B4.1B6.71B6.78B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-296M-77M-17M-1.14B665M699M1.5B5.59B-8.56B9.71B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.59B1.2B1.02B452M-1.49B96M-171M-30M7.02B-7.74B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--309M1.05B47M7.44B516M50M161M296M319M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.85B-3.09B-1.12B1.5B-3.17B519M-180M-1.72B-6.47B5.37B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-3.88B-5.29B-9.68B-4.76B-7.82B-17.59B-14B-5.97B23.3B5.29B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-753M-1.04B-559M--4.66B---10B5B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-9.94B-12.26B-685M-3.26B-4.58B-508M4.28B-10.53B-30.81B-14.9B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-1.26B4.56B1.03B-1.49B1.59B2.69B514M-3.63B-338M-22.82B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-184M-108M-2.57B-268M-810M-802M-819M-1.25B-1.59B-113M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities14.17B12.51B8.25B4.87B5.38B6.65B6.07B7.43B11.77B4.66B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash3M1M-4M-1M2.14B-2.05B-50M827M-1.38B629M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year7.88B6.38B5.58B5.53B7.51B13.04B11.67B14.79B15.15B17.68B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.27B5.93B6.38B5.58B5.53B7.51B13.04B11.67B14.79B15.15B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Ally Financial stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Ally Financial stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Ally Financial has cash of $5.27B 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 Ally Financial stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Ally Financial gained $4.08B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-8.73B for ALLY in last 2017 report.
  • 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 $2.03B for Ally Financial.

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