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

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$73 $1.81 (2.54%) CL stock closing price Sep 25, 2017 (Closing)

The Colgate-Palmolive cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Colgate-Palmolive profits and Colgate-Palmolive debt. Colgate-Palmolive stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $1.17B for 2017-Q2. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   CL decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-312M for the latest 2017-Q2. View details of Colgate-Palmolive cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Colgate-Palmolive Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow226M109M443M329M215M106M449M337M225M114M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-102M53M92M29M-72M-17M-122M-175M-267M-37M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net10M-82M20M1M-35M-49M1.07B-23M66M67M
Colgate-Palmolive Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-229M-121M-533M-332M-248M-114M-682M-459M-280M-122M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---5M---208M208M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-87M-37M42M-113M-96M-30M-143M-101M-170M-142M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities4M--3M-4M--68M8M12M7M
Colgate-Palmolive Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-323M-108M-889M-495M-208M-83M-1.2B-895M-575M-246M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-80M-67M164M1M45M-18M421M602M508M-66M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-716M-345M-1.51B-1.05B-704M-340M-1.49B-1.03B-689M-329M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------
Colgate-Palmolive Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash52M19M-64M3M2M15M-107M-82M-59M-59M
Colgate-Palmolive Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year970M1.09B962M884M878M490M600M555M428.7M489.5M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.24B1.35B1.32B1.3B1.09B1.01B970M1.45B1.06B859M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Colgate-Palmolive stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Colgate-Palmolive 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:
  • Colgate-Palmolive has cash of $1.24B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Colgate-Palmolive stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Colgate-Palmolive gained $614M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Colgate-Palmolive used $154M 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 $-1.12B for Colgate-Palmolive.

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