A O Smith Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AOS)

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$62.45 $2.03 (3.15%) AOS stock closing price Mar 23, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like A O Smith from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows A O Smith profits, the balance sheet shows A O Smith 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. A O Smith cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. A O Smith had cash and cash equivalents of $330.4M at the beginning of the quarter and $346.6M at quarter end for 2017 Q4. A O Smith saw a outflow of $-158.1M from investing activities till 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow70.1M51.9M34.3M16.9M65.1M48.7M32.1M16.2M63M47.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-50.1M-184M-148.4M-122M53.7M-31.3M-40.7M-66.4M-0.99M-18.5M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----1.2M-0.9M-0.7M-0.2M-1.2M-1M
Other Adjustments Net9.9M8.5M7.2M5.9M2.5M3.3M3.8M3.4M--
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-94.2M-66.4M-36.3M-16.8M-80.7M-58.7M-37.7M-19.4M-72.7M-53.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-43.1M-43.1M---90.8M-90.5M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-20.8M-2M--1.1M-128.7M-97.29M-65.9M-11.1M-113.4M-108.4M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-139.1M-100.2M-63.5M-28.9M-129.5M-94.7M-77.6M-30.5M-114.4M-94.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities86.5M125.8M51.3M45.7M74.1M86.5M32.1M37.4M28.1M39.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-96.9M-72.8M-48.6M-24.4M-84.2M-63.2M-42.2M-21.2M-67.8M-50.9M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-2.6M---------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year330.4M323.6M319.4M380.7M266.9M463.4M118.9M76.3M35.3M37.2M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End346.6M321.9M306.6M293.4M330.4M269.3M287.4M305.5M323.6M282.9M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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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 A O Smith stock price history and A O Smith stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that A O Smith is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - A O Smith stock price movement.
  • A O Smith increased its cash from operating activities to $326.4M till 2017 Q4. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • 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 $-158.1M for AOS till last quarter 2017 Q4 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 $-152.1M for A O Smith.

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