Cameron International Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:CAM)

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$66.01 $1.04 (1.55%) CAM stock closing price Apr 01, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Cameron International from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Cameron International debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Cameron International revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Cameron International saw a cash impact of $-220M from the buyback of CAM shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Cameron International stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for Cameron International is $ 2015 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
568M419M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow342M264M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-174M-345M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--
Other Adjustments Net-28M-127M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
708M211M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-271M-179M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires831M832M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-471M-209M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
89M444M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-220M-235M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-18M-15M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-222M-220M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1M-2M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-461M-472M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-74M-69M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
262M114M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.62B739.91M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.78B1.63B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Cameron International stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Cameron International stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Cameron International saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $262M till 2015 Q4. Apart from the Cameron International 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $708M for CAM.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $89M for CAM 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-461M for Cameron International. 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.