General Dynamics Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GD)

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$204.55 $2.15 (1.06%) GD stock closing price Jul 21, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of GD requires an investor to check the cash flows for General Dynamics. 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 General Dynamics profits and General Dynamics debt. General Dynamics issued $1.26B worth of GD shares. The cash flow statement helps in the General Dynamics stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. General Dynamics had an outflow of $301M from operating activities, $2.09B inflow due to financing activities, and $626M spend due to investing activities for 2016. View details of General Dynamics cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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General Dynamics Net Income Cash Flow
2.96B2.97B2.53B2.36B-332M2.53B2.62B2.39B2.46B2.07B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow454M482M496M556M620M592M569M562M447M423M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.64B-1.25B592M-247M222M64M-398M-588M112M308M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations107M-140M129M-26M4M13M5M-27M
Other Adjustments Net318M301M-33M311M2.18B30M187M474M87M149M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
2.2B2.5B3.73B3.11B2.69B3.24B2.99B2.86B3.11B2.93B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-392M-569M-521M-440M-450M-458M-370M-385M-490M-474M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----1M-444M-1.56B-233M-811M-3.22B-307M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-505M-497M-22M219M-156M37M-235M17M-179M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-34M264M-84M96M19M200M158M39M34M108M
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-426M200M-1.1B-367M-656M-1.97B-408M-1.39B-3.66B-852M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.7B-2.97B-2.84B-157M-456M-1.27B-908M-67M-1.38B-298M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities492M-500M---18M747M-700M-157M1.25B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-911M-873M-822M-591M-893M-673M-631M-577M-533M-445M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
General Dynamics Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-2.17B-4.26B-3.58B-725M-1.38B-1.2B-2.23B-806M-718M-786M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-54M-43M36M-9M-2M-27M-2M-15M--
General Dynamics Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-451M-1.6B-913M2.01B647M36M350M642M-1.27B1.29B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.79B4.39B5.3B3.3B2.65B2.61B2.26B1.62B2.89B1.6B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.33B2.79B4.39B5.3B3.3B2.65B2.61B2.26B1.62B2.89B
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 General Dynamics stock price history and General Dynamics stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • General Dynamics had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-451M for the latest year 2016. 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 General Dynamics 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $2.2B for General Dynamics 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.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-426M for GD 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-2.17B for General Dynamics. 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.
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FCF margin
0.06