Eaton Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:ETN)

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$78.18 $1.25 (1.57%) ETN stock closing price Mar 23, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Eaton from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Eaton profits and Eaton debt. 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 Eaton stock analysis. Eaton generated $1.79B cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q3. Eaton has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $248M.

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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-Flow685M453M225M929M700M467M233M925M692M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-144M-376M-163M-178M-224M-273M-313M-241M-184M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-1.1B12M-31M-124M21M27M48M-294M-326M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-351M-246M-116M-497M-346M-246M-111M-506M-368M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires600M--1M1M1M1M-71M-37M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-621M-309M-93M-40M-29M38M-53M37M76M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-63M-31M-20M7M3M3M4M-35M-44M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-730M-416M-217M-656M-507M-258M-83M-630M-406M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities447M289M-60M-22M-33M-89M177M-602M-404M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-803M-537M-263M-1.04B-780M-521M-256M-1.03B-771M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-29M-25M-23M-5M-5M3M2M-9M-8M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash11M7M8M-28M8M8M13M-42M-30M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year268M781M915M577M385M333M340M188M142M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End791M312M222M543M494M323M333M268M418M
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 Eaton stock price history and Eaton stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Eaton has cash of $791M 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 Eaton stock price.
  • Eaton increased its cash from operating activities to $1.79B till 2017 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-435M for ETN stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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 Eaton.

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