Comerica Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:CMA)

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$98.03 $0.91 (0.92%) CMA stock closing price Mar 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Comerica from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Comerica profits one has to check the income statement and for Comerica debt one has to check the balance sheet. Comerica saw a cash impact of $-306M from the buyback of CMA shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Comerica stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Comerica has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-1.01B.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow96M63M33M129M98M63M32M131M101M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities7M-18M8M17M63M33M6M-47M-79M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net124M206M164M-130M-77M-21M147M257M236M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-43M-27M-12M-95M-71M-54M-27M-119M-78M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments22M-8M29M-59M36M54M113M-2.51B-522M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-173M-364M756M-116M-272M-1.38B-344M-627M-423M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-306M-175M-49M-158M-186M-102M-48M-228M-164M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-516M-16M-2.15B2.8B2.8B-410M410M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings484M516M16M2M-11M-11M491M-93M-7M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-128M-81M-40M-152M-112M-74M-37M-147M-109M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.21B-2.09B-6M-994M-688M-3.51B-3.54B2.53B1.36B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year6.15B6.07B6.45B4.53B3.56B2.08B5.62B3.42B1.51B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.2B5.63B8.32B7.22B8.04B4.11B3B6.15B7.2B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Comerica stock price history and Comerica stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Comerica saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-1.01B till 2017 Q3. Apart from the Comerica 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Comerica gained $858M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $-194M for CMA till last quarter 2017 Q3 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.68B for Comerica. 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.

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