Freescale Semi Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:FSL)

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$36.53 $1.53 (4.02%) FSL stock closing price Dec 07, 2015 (Closing)

The Freescale Semi cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Freescale Semi profits and Freescale Semi debt. Freescale Semi had cash and cash equivalents of $747M at beginning of year and $696M at year end for 2014. Freescale Semi cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Freescale Semi has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-51M. View details of Freescale Semi cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Freescale Semi Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow269M275M275M724M1.04B1.22B1.86B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-274M--94M-441M-26M134M-38M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-------
Other Adjustments Net258M254M271M226M432M-2.03B6.53B
Freescale Semi Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-233M-139M-104M-67M-259M-69M49M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-20M------121M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--1M1M3M35M496M77M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-81M-70M-73M-25M-96M-53M-64M
Freescale Semi Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares47M62M21M838M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-978M-133M-253M-1.13B-301M-176M-150M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----184M497M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions------4M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities724M--1M-82M1M-5M
Freescale Semi Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-14M-4M-3M9M-11M4M6M
Freescale Semi Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year747M711M772M1.04B1.36B900M206M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End696M747M711M772M1.04B1.36B900M
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 Freescale Semi stock price history and Freescale Semi stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Freescale Semi saw a decrease in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $36M in 2013 to $-51M in 2014. Apart from the Freescale Semi stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $504M for Freescale Semi in the latest year. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-334M for FSL 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-207M for Freescale Semi. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.