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 financial analysis of FSL requires an investor to check the cash flows for Freescale Semi. 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 the 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. The cash from operating activities for Freescale Semi is $ 2014, which saw an increase from previous year.

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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
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
Net Cash from (used by) Investment 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
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-14M-4M-3M9M-11M4M6M
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 had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-51M for the latest year 2014. 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 Freescale Semi 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Freescale Semi gained $504M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-334M for FSL in last 2014 report.
  • 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. Freescale Semi spent $-207M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.