Corning Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GLW)

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$35.27 $0.09 (0.26%) GLW stock closing price Sep 18, 2018 (Closing)

The Corning cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Corning profits, the balance sheet shows Corning debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Corning cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Corning compared to various industry peers like ANET stock and ATUS stock. Corning had an inflow of $2B from operating activities, $-1.62B spend due to financing activities, and $-1.71B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.16B1.2B1.18B1.2B1B997M957M854M792M695M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-175M208M62M136M-219M-117M-430M12M152M71M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.52B-2.58B224M901M43M598M-143M-589M-875M-3.9B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.8B-1.13B-1.25B-1.08B-1.02B-1.8B-2.43B-1.01B-869M-1.9B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-157M-333M-720M66M-68M-723M-215M-63M-410M-15M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments29M4.9B627M-340M94M-112M589M-707M-91M218M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities222M230M658M388M-11M8M-7M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.14B-4.09B-3.13B-1.97B-1.43B-682M-690M70M44M-522M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.44B-488M739M-6M-257M1.08B88M316M336M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-252M-85M472M-23M-71M-26M-24M-75M-86M-24M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-651M-645M-679M-591M-566M-472M-354M-313M-312M-313M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-16M1M-9M1M262M-16M--3M61M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash356M-86M-330M-556M-4M-136M-90M-7M-24M26M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.29B4.5B5.31B4.7B4.99B4.66B4.6B2.54B1.87B2.22B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.32B5.29B4.5B5.31B4.7B4.99B4.66B4.6B2.54B1.87B
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 Corning stock price history and Corning stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Corning has cash of $4.32B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Corning stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Corning reported a positive operating cash flow of $2B for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.71B for GLW 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 shows the flow of cash between Corning and its owners and creditors and was $-1.62B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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