Freeport-McMoran Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:FCX)

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$17.52 $0.53 (2.94%) FCX stock closing price Mar 23, 2018 (Closing)

The Freeport-McMoran cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Freeport-McMoran profits, the balance sheet shows Freeport-McMoran 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 Freeport-McMoran stock analysis. Freeport-McMoran generated $4.68B cash from operating activities in 2017. The cash from operating activities for Freeport-McMoran is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.71B2.61B3.5B3.86B2.8B1.18B1.02B1.13B1.14B1.9B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities589M-185M175M-808M-1.05B-1.66B-707M-951M-760M-1.17B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-57M198M--------
Other Adjustments Net341M5.13B11.64B3.32B946M278M558M552M486M13.71B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.41B-2.81B-6.35B-7.22B-5.29B-3.49B-2.53B-1.41B-1.59B-2.71B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-5.93B-3.19B-5.44B-----1M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----29M25M-500M--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities47M431M107M221M-181M2M-26M43M-14M391M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.52B1.94B--228M-1M3M81M746M-478M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-2.86B-3.94B1.6B-1.6B6.03B-157M-1.27B-1.65B-1.05B124M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2M-699M-725M-1.73B-2.54B-1.24B-1.42B-980M-229M-948M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-196M-38M-20M-26M-211M-28M-316M-769M-479M-504M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-62M-45M--------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.25B177M464M1.99B3.71B4.82B3.74B2.66B872M1.63B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.45B4.25B224M464M1.99B3.71B4.82B3.74B2.66B872M
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 Freeport-McMoran stock price history and Freeport-McMoran stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Freeport-McMoran had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $202M for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Freeport-McMoran stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Freeport-McMoran reported a positive operating cash flow of $4.68B for 2017 and has seen an increase 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: Freeport-McMoran used $-1.36B 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. Freeport-McMoran spent $-3.06B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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