International Paper Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:IP)

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$54.58 $0.36 (0.66%) IP stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like International Paper from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows International Paper profits, the balance sheet shows International Paper 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. International Paper saw a cash impact of $-47M from the buyback of IP shares. The cash flow statement helps in the International Paper stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. International Paper has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-15M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.42B1.23B1.29B1.41B2.07B1.49B1.33B1.46B1.47B3.12B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-402M71M-222M-158M-486M84M-398M-545M479M317M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----15M-38M---13M
Other Adjustments Net-1.41B278M591M1.29B77M636M435M55M2.04B497M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.37B-1.33B-1.45B-1.31B-1.13B-1.38B-1.16B-775M-534M-1B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-41M-2.12B23M411M221M-3.26B-329M-152M-17M-6.07B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---198M---45M----21M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities15M-49M-114M34M85M-170M1M93M-42M-102M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-47M-132M-603M-996M-364M73M-30M-26M-10M-46M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities483M1.89B-74M-113M-604M-356M1.25B-383M-3.09B5.33B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings26M--14M30M-123M11M-29M38M20M-36M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-769M-733M-685M-620M-554M-476M-427M-175M-140M-428M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-92M-45M-225M-387M-43M-47M-21M-42M-157M41M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash18M21M-71M-52M-13M-6M-9M-28M62M-92M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.03B1.05B1.88B1.8B1.3B3.99B2.07B1.89B1.14B905M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.02B1.03B1.05B1.88B1.8B1.3B3.99B2.07B1.89B1.14B
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 Paper stock price history and International Paper stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • International Paper has cash of $1.02B 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 International Paper stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $1.76B for International Paper in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.39B for IP 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 Paper spent $-399M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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