IBM Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:IBM)

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The financial analysis of IBM requires an investor to check the cash flows for IBM. 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 IBM profits one has to check the income statement and for IBM debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in IBM stock analysis. IBM had a positive net income cash flow of $5.75B for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. IBM has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $4.15B.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.54B4.38B3.86B4.49B4.68B4.68B4.82B4.83B4.99B5.45B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities6.81B1.23B-2.44B-1.77B-2.45B-2.45B-2.39B-1.24B418M-1.19B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---3.38B------
Other Adjustments Net-383M-526M2.41B-1.26B-1.23B756M1.57B1.12B1.94B2.22B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.77B-3.14B-3.21B-3.34B-3.25B-3.67B-3.5B-3.42B-3.12B-3.82B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-701M-6.13B-3.75B1.7B-2.76B-3.12B-1.8B-5.87B-794M-6.24B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.6B-808M-803M-288M-252M-1.6B1.19B1.18B-2.64B794M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.03B-891M-398M-1.08B-1.06B-608M-291M-405M-184M-16M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-4.36B-3.3B-4.29B-12.97B-12.79B-10.46B-12.59B-11.6B-4.38B-6.8B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.83B2.74B-82M3.54B6.34B2.69B1.05B1.53B-6.81B3.58B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings620M26M101M-1.75B621M-441M1.32B817M-651M-6.03B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.51B-5.26B-4.9B-4.27B-4.06B-3.77B-3.47B-3.18B-2.86B-2.59B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash937M-51M-473M-655M28M-116M-493M-135M98M58M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year7.83B7.69B8.48B10.72B10.41B11.92B10.66B12.18B12.74B14.99B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End11.97B7.83B7.69B8.48B10.72B10.41B11.92B10.66B12.18B12.74B
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:

  • IBM saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $4.15B in 2017. Apart from the IBM 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: IBM reported a positive operating cash flow of $16.72B 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 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 $-7.1B for IBM in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between IBM and its owners and creditors and was $-6.42B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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