Alcatel Lucent Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:ALU)

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$3.46 $0.03 (0.87%) ALU stock closing price Feb 24, 2016 (Closing)

The financial analysis of ALU requires an investor to check the cash flows for Alcatel Lucent. Financials statements like the Alcatel Lucent income statement and Alcatel Lucent balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Alcatel Lucent cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Alcatel Lucent compared to various industry peers like ANET stock and ATUS stock. ALU decrease in investments stood at a value of $-538.54M for the latest year 2015.

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Net Income Cash Flow
285.37M-156.85M-1.8B-1.81B1.42B-443M-730.98M-7.26B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow--------
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities483.02M-218M-26M215M-229M13M657.04M-181M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-45.19M-16M-122M-160.42M-
Other Adjustments Net538.54M543.68M1.64B1.47B-1.29B263M66.96M7.73B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
1.31B214.02M-202M-128M25M-167M153.45M289M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-644.03M-739.09M-728M-767M-660M-918M-929.07M-992M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-178.12M5M39M-21M--15.34M-73M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-820.17M25M17M-363M--1.48B17M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities105.48M147.55M-946M-746M9M2.12B2.46B67M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-538.54M406.76M-1.64B-1.46B-1.04B1.2B37.66M-981M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-39.87M------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-205.42M-1.9B2.79B-143M-1.13B183M-220.41M-315M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-81.05M155.52M-914M-62M3M390M-118.57M-33M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-13.32M-15.95M-14M-49M-107M-5M-5.58M-10M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities65.51M-59.81M1.34B257M-85M-5M--
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-234.29M-1.78B3.21B3M-1.32B563M-344.56M-358M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash560.75M--401M30M269M348M-90M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
1.14B-289.78M958M-188M-1.95B1.94B-153.45M-960M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.31B5.44B4.69B4.67B6.54B4.75B5.14B6.09B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.45B5.16B5.64B4.48B4.59B6.69B4.99B5.13B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Alcatel Lucent stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Alcatel Lucent stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Alcatel Lucent had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.14B for the latest year 2015. 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 Alcatel Lucent 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $1.31B for Alcatel Lucent in the latest 2015. 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 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 $-538.54M for ALU in last 2015 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-234.29M for Alcatel Lucent. 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.