Clorox Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CLX)

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$131.8 $1.46 (1.12%) CLX stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CLX requires an investor to check the cash flows for Clorox. While its important to look at the Clorox 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 Clorox 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Clorox stock analysis. Clorox had a positive net income cash flow of $701M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for Clorox is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow163M165M169M180M182M178M431M185M190M205M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-47M-96M109M-7M-23M-80M-145M-38M-82M7M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-1M10M42M---6M-262M---
Other Adjustments Net52M51M-26M36M44M-21M117M69M93M57M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-231M-172M-125M-138M-194M-192M-228M-203M-197M-170M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--290M----93M747M-19M--913M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities26M32M19M-139M8M25M-9M-1M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-108M-44M-183M-164M5M-139M-562M-70M41M-829M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--300M-80M--257M297M-300M-302M11M756M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-125M426M-48M-60M-98M-164M87M-52M-334M681M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-412M-398M-385M-368M-335M-315M-303M-282M-258M-228M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1M-13M-19M-7M-3M-6M8M-1M-9M4M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year401M382M329M299M267M259M87M206M214M182M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End418M401M382M329M299M267M259M87M206M214M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Clorox stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Clorox stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Clorox is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Clorox stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $868M for Clorox in the latest 2017. 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-205M for CLX in last 2017 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Clorox spent $-645M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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