Bemis Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BMS)

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$44.27 $0.09 (0.2%) BMS stock closing price Mar 21, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Bemis from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Bemis profits, the balance sheet shows Bemis 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Bemis stock analysis. Bemis generated $437.4M cash from operating activities in 2016. Bemis saw a outflow of $-311.2M from investing activities for 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow162.1M158.1M180.6M190.3M204.3M220.32M209.66M159.27M162M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.1M123.2M-167.9M-28M-20.8M-65.37M-74.31M143.87M-74.24M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net40.2M31.8M44.3M-1.7M64M78.61M21.16M20.15M39.57M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-196.7M-209.8M-175.1M-126.1M-131.7M-131.31M-110.92M-78.23M-118.08M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-114.5M-52.8M215.6M-29.7M-19.1M-152.78M-1.12B-30.34M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-143.9M-150.1M-152.1M-77.3M--250.79M-60.64M199.62M-28.96M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities275.2M1.1M-200.8M-7.4M-321.7M389.01M-33.73M798.93M-250.99M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-118.1M2.59M97.9M20.8M164.9M-112.75M54.82M-251.18M106.33M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-113.9M-109.7M-108.4M-107.5M-104.3M-101.83M-101.88M-96.59M-90.69M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-9.7M-9.2M-7.4M-13.3M-4.6M-3.62M3.92M--
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.8M-12.4M-12.4M-5.1M-0.5M-7.41M-4.47M3.71M-15.31M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year59.2M47.1M141.7M114.1M109.8M60.4M1.07B43.45M147.4M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End74.2M59.2M47.1M141.7M114.1M109.79M60.4M1.07B43.45M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Bemis stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Bemis stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Bemis had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $15M for the latest year 2016. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Bemis stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $437.4M for Bemis in the latest 2016. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-311.2M for BMS 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 $-110.4M for Bemis.

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