IBM Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:IBM)

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$143.49 $1.97 (1.35%) IBM stock closing price Jul 17, 2018 (Closing)

The IBM cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about IBM profits and IBM debt. IBM had cash and cash equivalents of $7.83B at beginning of the quarter and $12.26B at quarter end of 2018 Q1. IBM cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. IBM has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $28M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.11B4.54B3.39B2.22B1.1B4.38B3.25B2.13B1.02B3.86B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.66B6.81B312M785M964M1.23B2.17B2.02B2.3B-2.44B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net150M-383M480M339M142M-526M503M428M305M2.41B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-767M-2.77B-1.94B-1.29B-682M-3.14B-2.36B-1.65B-827M-3.21B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-71M-701M-407M-140M-110M-6.13B-5.41B-5.37B-2.54B-3.75B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-837M-1.6B-1.4B-741M-429M-808M-961M-653M1.34B-803M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-89M-2.03B469M816M1.57B-891M1.13B1.13B--398M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-830M-4.36B-3.69B-2.78B-1.29B-3.3B-2.47B-1.66B-880M-4.29B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.13B2.83B3.1B3.73B1.36B2.74B2.75B4.84B5.87B-82M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings412M620M-794M-973M-880M26M-864M-909M-910M101M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.38B-5.51B-4.12B-2.72B-1.32B-5.26B-3.93B-2.59B-1.25B-4.9B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities16M---------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash100M937M875M547M100M-51M155M114M217M-473M
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 End12.26B11.97B10.92B11.7B10.1B7.83B9.04B10.02B14.35B7.69B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While IBM stock price history provides the price history of a stock, IBM stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that IBM is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - IBM 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 $4.6B for IBM.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: IBM used $-1.76B 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-2.91B for IBM.

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