Sotheby's Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BID)

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$53.03 $0.01 (0.02%) BID stock closing price May 26, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Sotheby's from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Sotheby's profits one has to check the income statement and for Sotheby's debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Sotheby's cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Sotheby's compared to various industry peers like CPRT stock and RBA stock. Sotheby's has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-352.66M. View details of Sotheby's cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Sotheby's Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow23.43M21.26M24.13M26.79M29.43M28.96M27.6M31.81M24.84M23.04M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities55.68M-327.59M-144.18M42M-239.42M184M117.32M99.37M-273.21M-285.97M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net5.13M417.66M46.51M38.61M36.32M18.6M35.86M33.86M44.62M12.64M
Sotheby's Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-21.36M-11.33M-10.86M-23.46M-18.97M-17.11M-17.99M-98.42M-24.19M-11.23M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-54.34M------2.46M-0.19M-1.72M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments0.32M0.27M0.3M1.22M-----133.61M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-45.03M-5.63M-117.99M-68.85M-201.74M67.18M-101.68M30.17M-59.32M43.09M
Sotheby's Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-359.88M-125M-24.03M4.04M0.96M2.56M14.03M1.26M-17.96M18.55M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-7.62M101.56M-9M-3.16M202.93M-3.07M-54.57M-1.69M227.78M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings23.5M96.5M445M-197.37M--22.46M----1.61M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.74M-29.78M-331.53M-13.75M-35.22M-14.85M-13.62M-20.43M-40.65M-33.32M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Sotheby's Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-34.34M-9.2M-15.38M8.93M10.01M-1.01M-1.76M-0.37M-5.85M1.25M
Sotheby's Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year848.69M693.82M721.31M768.34M890.63M483.66M321.57M253.46M348.25M221.09M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End496.03M848.69M693.82M721.31M768.34M890.63M483.66M321.57M253.46M348.25M
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:
  • Sotheby's saw a decrease in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $154.86M in 2015 to $-352.66M in 2016. Apart from the Sotheby's stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Sotheby's increased its cash from operating activities to $3.32M in 2016. 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 from investing stood at a negative value of $-120.41M for BID stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Sotheby's and its owners and creditors and was $-356.27M for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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