Commercial Metals Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CMC)

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$21.44 $0.29 (1.37%) CMC stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Commercial Metals cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows Commercial Metals profits, the balance sheet shows Commercial Metals debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. 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 Commercial Metals stock analysis. Commercial Metals generated $174.47M cash from operating activities in 2017. Commercial Metals had an inflow of $174.47M from operating activities, $-324.49M spend due to financing activities, and $-113.71M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Sep - Aug2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow113.41M119.34M125.18M128.4M124.07M131.49M159.57M168.93M154.67M135.06M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-65.93M301.5M-26.88M-136.22M-132.54M-96.98M-137.74M-68.22M491.14M-436.25M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net80.66M111.25M73.52M29.2M78.88M-46M135.32M149.3M139.91M25.76M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-209.95M-158.21M-104.65M-84.17M-75.13M-58.49M-19.82M-104.23M-367.07M-353.25M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires107.36M4.34M27.83M36.91M---48.38M-2.44M-0.9M-228.42M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments------6.67M-26.93M--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-11.12M-21.77M--28.99M31.05M----0.16M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-5.49M-36.62M-43.29M-1.48M--0.08M9.61M10.49M-15.23M-163.4M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-236.39M-211.39M-11.33M-7.67M125.14M-64.8M-33.57M-7.5M-68.48M590.61M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--61.55M-72.68M18.06M-25.74M-55.88M-66.2M132.05M-109.52M37.63M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-55.51M-55.34M-55.94M-56.42M-56.02M-55.61M-55.17M-54.48M-54.13M-52.06M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-27.1M-12.79M2.56M13.12M-29.29M54.64M-1.67M4.05M-10.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1.21M-1.28M-5.54M--0.27M-6.78M3.87M-2.2M-5.52M1.27M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year517.54M485.32M434.92M378.77M262.42M222.39M399.31M405.6M219.02M419.27M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End252.59M517.54M485.32M434.92M378.77M262.42M222.39M399.31M405.6M219.02M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Commercial Metals stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Commercial Metals stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Commercial Metals has cash of $252.59M 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 Commercial Metals stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Commercial Metals reported a positive operating cash flow of $174.47M for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • 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 $-113.71M for CMC in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Commercial Metals and its owners and creditors and was $-324.49M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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