Autoliv Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:ALV)

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$105.71 $0.65 (0.62%) ALV stock closing price Jul 13, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Autoliv from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Autoliv profits, the balance sheet shows Autoliv debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Autoliv saw a cash impact of $-149.1M from the buyback of ALV shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Autoliv stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. ALV decrease in investments stood at a value of $-697.3M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow660M383M319.1M305.4M286M273.2M268.3M281.7M314.3M346.9M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-0.29M-77.79M-26.1M-102.7M18.8M-80.1M-175.2M-10.5M207.2M73.3M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-26.8M1.6M-41M43.2M9.8M38.1M57.7M-41.5M28.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-569.6M-498.6M-449.6M-453.4M-379.3M-360.4M-357M-224.4M-130.4M-278.5M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-123.9M-226.3M-103.1M1M-2M3.4M-17.8M-77.4M-36.3M-49.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--------9.2M2.2M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-3.8M-1.1M-38.4M-0.6M3.9M-1.2M2.1M4.6M--2.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-149.1M5.9M-84.1M-583.5M-120.9M119.2M12.9M29.2M237.7M-168.6M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---12.2M1.26B-277.3M89.1M-172.6M-151M-608.4M414.9M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-208.6M-2.7M-29M-252.7M272.8M-119.8M96.8M-286.9M17.1M-22.5M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-208.8M-204.5M-195.7M-199.8M-194.3M-178.4M-154.7M-57.7M-17.9M-118.5M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.1M2.1M-1.4M-1.4M-5.3M-62.5M-4.6M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash60.4M-49M-36M-75.3M-1.6M-0.5M-11.1M16.7M24.9M-56.3M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.23B1.33B1.53B1.12B977.7M739.2M587.7M472.7M488.6M153.8M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End959.5M1.23B1.33B1.53B1.12B977.7M739.2M587.7M472.7M488.6M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Autoliv stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Autoliv stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Autoliv is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Autoliv stock price movement.
  • 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 $935.9M for ALV.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-697.3M for ALV 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Autoliv spent $-566.2M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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