Gap Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GPS)

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$29.4 $0.19 (0.64%) GPS stock closing price Jul 13, 2018 (Closing)

The Gap cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the Gap debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Gap revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. 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 Gap stock analysis. Gap generated $1.38B cash from operating activities in 2018. Gap has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-.

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Fiscal year is Feb - Jan2018201720162015201420132012201120102009
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow499M602M527M500M470M483M506M562M573M568M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-162M321M44M249M-164M232M-94M-247M229M-248M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net195M120M103M118M119M86M118M225M24M125M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-731M-524M-726M-593M-670M-659M-548M-557M-333M-430M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------129M----142M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----50M-50M100M125M-225M176M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities63M-5M-4M-3M-4M-6M-6M3M21M-2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-285M29M-950M-1.18B-979M-1.03B-2.09B-1.96B-547M-705M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-67M-21M-21M-21M144M-400M1.65B--50M-138M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--400M400M---19M16M3M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-361M-367M-377M-383M-321M-240M-236M-252M-234M-243M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-18M-18M-42M76M152M208M64M81M60M81M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash19M--19M-21M-27M-36M17M25M13M-18M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.78B1.37B1.52B1.51B1.46B1.89B1.56B2.35B1.72B1.72B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.78B1.78B1.37B1.52B1.51B1.46B1.89B1.56B2.35B1.72B
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:

  • Gap saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $- in 2018. Apart from the Gap 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: Gap reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.38B for 2018 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 Flow from investment activities: Gap used $-668M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-731M for Gap. 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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