American Axle & Manufacturing Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:AXL)

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$15.7 $0.02 (0.13%) AXL stock closing price Feb 23, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of AXL requires an investor to check the cash flows for American Axle & Manufacturing. The profit-loss statement shows American Axle & Manufacturing profits, the balance sheet shows American Axle & Manufacturing 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. American Axle & Manufacturing saw a cash impact of $-4.9M from the buyback of AXL shares. The cash flow statement helps in the American Axle & Manufacturing stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. American Axle & Manufacturing saw a outflow of $-227.7M from investing activities for 2016.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow201.8M198.4M199.9M177M152.2M139.4M131.6M134.7M199.5M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-84.2M-78.1M-54.2M-52.79M-150M-324.8M10M63.1M162.7M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net49.3M21.7M29.7M4.29M-544.4M-8M-15.8M71.39M699M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-225.9M-193.2M-197.4M-218.7M-185.4M-167.6M-111.2M-136M-143.9M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-5.6M-----16.5M-2.2M-10.2M-10.7M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments------6.4M71.6M-77.1M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities3.8M5.1M2.1M------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-4.9M-2.3M---5.8M4.5M-0.19M140.1M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities23.3M-140.2M-22M134.7M263.5M171M-1.9M88M-4.9M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----29.9M10.4M2.6M-60M-163.1M290.3M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------18.3M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--1.1M-0.3M-16.7M-14.6M-10.9M-4.3M-32.9M-13.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--12.6M-6.5M-1.5M--2.2M-0.4M5.9M-4.5M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year282.5M249.2M154M62.4M169.2M244.6M178.1M198.8M343.6M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End481.2M282.5M249.2M154M62.4M169.2M244.6M178.1M198.8M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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American Axle & Manufacturing stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and American Axle & Manufacturing 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 American Axle & Manufacturing is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - American Axle & Manufacturing stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. American Axle & Manufacturing gained $407.6M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-227.7M for AXL 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.
  • 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 $18.4M for American Axle & Manufacturing.

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