Greif Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GEF)

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$58.82 $0.99 (1.71%) GEF stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Greif from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. Financials statements like the Greif income statement and Greif balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. 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 Greif stock analysis. Greif generated $305M cash from operating activities in 2017. GEF decrease in investments stood at a value of $-90.4M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow120.5M127.7M134.6M155.8M156.9M154.7M144.19M115.97M102.62M106.37M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.6M47.3M12.1M3.5M-68.4M150.6M-150.02M-150.78M96.82M-127.58M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net52M50.5M-7.59M57.6M12.8M36.5M1M-2.53M-65.36M-73.31M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-96.7M-99.3M-124.9M-145.1M-103.9M-155.8M-134.85M-147.8M-75.39M-85.24M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires5.9M23.4M18M61.8M---344.91M-179.45M-90.81M-99.96M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-50.8M-39.6M14.3M3.2M-12.3M-20.67M--4.99M23.88M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--5.2M-1.6M1.3M1.7M-12.52M-0.69M-1.13M-16.94M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-186.4M-16.89M42.2M-66.5M-12.69M-182.6M393.56M93.73M66.67M50.26M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-36.4M4.7M2.6M8.2M-30.2M-43.3M74.3M3.87M-25.74M23.02M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-102.8M-103.6M-102.7M-98.6M-98.3M-97.7M-97.81M-93.12M-87.95M-76.52M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities150M-151.8M37.6M-25.2M-20M-16M-9.39M142.08M-17.16M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.4M-5.6M-18.6M-5.3M-3.1M-3.1M--1.66M4.26M-4.41M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year103.7M106.2M85.1M78.1M91.5M127.4M106.95M111.89M77.62M123.69M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End142.3M103.7M106.2M85.1M78.1M91.7M127.41M106.95M111.89M77.62M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Greif saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $38.6M in 2017. Apart from the Greif 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.
  • 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 $305M for GEF.
  • 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 $-90.4M for GEF in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Greif and its owners and creditors and was $-175.6M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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