CSX Corp Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CSX)

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$64.05 $0.82 (1.26%) CSX stock closing price Jun 21, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like CSX Corp from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the CSX Corp 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 CSX Corp 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. CSX Corp had cash and cash equivalents of $603M at beginning of the year and $401M at year end for 2017. CSX Corp cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for CSX Corp is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.32B1.3B1.21B1.15B1.1B1.06B976M947M908M918M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities35M69M-194M-36M104M-59M119M210M-4M67M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-3.35B-43M388M301M195M87M574M526M4M564M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.94B-2.2B-2.42B-2.39B-2.26B-2.16B-2.06B-1.83B-1.45B-1.74B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments411M396M-514M241M145M-52M-492M--255M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities37M9M37M-37M-112M-70M-38M69M54M36M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.97B-1.06B-804M-517M-344M-720M-1.54B-1.41B34M-1.49B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities517M781M971M67M-280M592M595M687M177M709M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------3M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-708M-680M-686M-629M-600M-558M-480M-372M-345M-308M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-18M-313M--4M-8M18M7M-132M-173M-75M
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 Year603M628M669M592M784M783M1.29B1.03B669M368M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End401M603M628M669M592M784M783M1.29B1.03B669M
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 CSX Corp stock price history and CSX Corp stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that CSX Corp is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - CSX Corp stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. CSX Corp gained $3.47B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: CSX Corp used $-1.5B 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.
  • 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. CSX Corp spent $-2.18B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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