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

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$18.05 $1.13 (5.89%) FCX stock closing price Mar 22, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Freeport-McMoran needs to disclose. 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. Freeport-McMoran stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $2.1B till 2017 Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. The cash from operating activities for Freeport-McMoran is $ 2017 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.71B1.26B839M389M2.61B2.02B1.37B722M3.5B2.72B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities589M395M402M186M-185M463M367M188M175M342M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-57M-41M--32M198M-----
Other Adjustments Net341M521M-53M-57M5.13B4.34B4.38B3.93B11.64B7.54B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.41B-952M-702M-344M-2.81B-1.9B-1.53B-982M-6.35B-5.06B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----5.93B-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities47M-22M-8M-21M431M1.01B990M2M107M114M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----1.52B442M32M32M1.94B999M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-2.86B-1.2B-644M-658M-3.94B-1.08B-838M354M1.6B1.86B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2M-69M-41M-16M-699M-92M-5M-4M-725M-547M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-196M-22M-19M-5M-38M-22M-62M-35M-20M-104M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-62M-45M7M8M-45M-39M-49M---
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.25B177M464M1.99B3.71B4.82B3.74B2.66B872M1.63B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.45B4.96B4.67B4B4.25B1.11B352M331M224M338M
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 in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. 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.
  • Freeport-McMoran increased its cash from operating activities to $4.68B till 2017 Q4. 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.36B for FCX stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Freeport-McMoran and its owners and creditors and was $-3.06B till 2017 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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