General Dynamics Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GD)

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$191.91 $2.97 (1.57%) GD stock closing price Apr 24, 2017 (Closing)

The General Dynamics cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For General Dynamics profits one has to check the income statement and for General Dynamics debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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 General Dynamics stock analysis. General Dynamics generated $2.2B cash from operating activities in 2016. The cash from operating activities for General Dynamics is $2.2BĀ for 2016, which saw a decrease of -12.04% from previous year. View details of General Dynamics cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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General Dynamics Net Income Cash Flow
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
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
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
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-54M-43M36M-9M-2M-27M-2M-15M--
General Dynamics Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
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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General Dynamics stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and General Dynamics stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: General Dynamics cash reduced YoY to $2.96B, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the General Dynamics stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $2.2B for GD.
  • 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 $2.2B for GD in last year report.
  • 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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