Brown Forman Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BF.B)

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$54.23 $0.24 (0.44%) BF.B stock closing price Sep 22, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of BF.B requires an investor to check the cash flows for Brown Forman. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Brown Forman profits and Brown Forman debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Brown Forman stock analysis. Brown Forman had a positive net income cash flow of $669M for the latest year. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Brown Forman has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-81M. View details of Brown Forman cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Brown Forman Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow58M56M51M50M51M49M56M59M55M52M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-94M-141M-157M-69M-144M-109M-102M7M-20M30M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net6M-458M30M9M39M63M1M30M21M12M
Brown Forman Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-112M-108M-120M-124M-95M-58M-27M-32M-49M-35M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-307M543M----234M--2M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------86M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-3M-2M-5M-3M-2M-10M-4M-3M12M-25M
Brown Forman Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-571M-1.12B-476M-68M-16M-230M-143M-164M-45M-212M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities717M240M--2M494M-252M245M-153M245M-356M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-152M80M183M5M-1M4M-188M-149M-249M184M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-274M-266M-256M-233M-1.06B-192M-326M-174M-169M-158M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5M10M18M10M10M8M6M3M2M-194M
Brown Forman Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-13M-4M-19M-1M2M-15M11M19M-17M10M
Brown Forman Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year263M370M437M204M338M567M232M340M119M283M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End182M263M370M437M204M338M567M232M340M119M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Brown Forman cash reduced YoY to $669M, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Brown Forman stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Brown Forman gained $115M 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 $639M for BF.B in last year report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-285M for Brown Forman. 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.

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