Colgate-Palmolive Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CL)

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$71.37 $1.18 (1.63%) CL stock closing price Sep 21, 2017 (Closing)

The Colgate-Palmolive cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has Colgate-Palmolive profits and Colgate-Palmolive debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. 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 Colgate-Palmolive stock analysis. Colgate-Palmolive generated $3.14B cash from operating activities in 2016. Colgate-Palmolive had an inflow of $192M from operating activities, $43M inflow due to financing activities, and $186M gain due to investing activities for 2016. View details of Colgate-Palmolive cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Colgate-Palmolive Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow443M449M442M439M425M421M376M351M347.6M333.9M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities92M-122M-87M-97M23M-7M65M564M-110.3M196.8M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net20M1.07B604M452M117M-72M457M71M43.8M-64.4M
Colgate-Palmolive Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-533M-682M-733M-655M-493M-274M-508M-558M-626M-473.4M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-5M208M-87M-3M-29M-966M----26.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments42M-143M-57M-238M-398M67M-141M-289M10.4M-11M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-3M-68M18M6M55M-40M-9M6M2.2M-17.4M
Colgate-Palmolive Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-889M-1.2B-1.16B-1.18B-1.47B-1.45B-1.78B-763M-835.7M-780.1M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities164M421M435M422M441M1.41B296M-526M195M-224.7M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.51B-1.49B-1.45B-1.38B-1.28B-1.2B-1.14B-981M-825.2M-749.6M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------
Colgate-Palmolive Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-64M-107M-142M-94M-24M-53M-39M-121M-32.8M18.2M
Colgate-Palmolive Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year970M1.09B962M884M878M490M600M555M428.7M489.5M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.32B970M1.09B962M884M878M490M600M554.9M428.7M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Colgate-Palmolive stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Colgate-Palmolive stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Colgate-Palmolive saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-119M in 2015 to $345M in 2016. Apart from the Colgate-Palmolive 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 $3.14B for CL.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Colgate-Palmolive generated $186M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • 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 $-2.23B for Colgate-Palmolive.

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