International Business Machines Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:IBM)

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The International Business Machines cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has International Business Machines profits and International Business Machines debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. International Business Machines cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  International Business Machines had cash and cash equivalents of $7.69B at the beginning of the year and $7.83B at year end for 2016.   International Business Machines had an outflow of $50M from operating activities, $3.38B inflow due to financing activities, and $2.82B spend due to investing activities for 2016. View details of International Business Machines cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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International Business Machines Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.38B3.86B4.49B4.68B4.68B4.82B4.83B4.99B5.45B5.2B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.23B-2.44B-1.77B-2.45B-2.45B-2.39B-1.24B418M-1.19B-890M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--3.38B-------5M
Other Adjustments Net-526M2.41B-1.26B-1.23B756M1.57B1.12B1.94B2.22B1.36B
International Business Machines Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.14B-3.21B-3.34B-3.25B-3.67B-3.5B-3.42B-3.12B-3.82B-4.09B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-6.13B-3.75B1.7B-2.76B-3.12B-1.8B-5.87B-794M-6.24B-699M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-808M-803M-288M-252M-1.6B1.19B1.18B-2.64B794M117M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-891M-398M-1.08B-1.06B-608M-291M-405M-184M-16M-
International Business Machines Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.3B-4.29B-12.97B-12.79B-10.46B-12.59B-11.6B-4.38B-6.8B-14.71B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.74B-82M3.54B6.34B2.69B1.05B1.53B-6.81B3.58B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings26M101M-1.75B621M-441M1.32B817M-651M-6.03B12.11B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.26B-4.9B-4.27B-4.06B-3.77B-3.47B-3.18B-2.86B-2.59B-2.15B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
International Business Machines Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-51M-473M-655M28M-116M-493M-135M98M58M294M
International Business Machines Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year7.69B8.48B10.72B10.41B11.92B10.66B12.18B12.74B14.99B8.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.83B7.69B8.48B10.72B10.41B11.92B10.66B12.18B12.74B14.99B
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 International Business Machines stock price history and International Business Machines stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: International Business Machines cash reduced YoY to $11.87B, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the International Business Machines 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 $16.96B for IBM.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-10.98B for IBM stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. International Business Machines earned $3.38B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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