Nordstrom Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:JWN)

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$52.31 $0.12 (0.23%) JWN stock closing price Jul 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Nordstrom cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. 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 Nordstrom profits one has to check the income statement and for Nordstrom debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Nordstrom cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Nordstrom compared to various industry peers like GPS stock and LB stock. Nordstrom had an inflow of $1.4B from operating activities, $-542M spend due to financing activities, and $-684M outflow due to investing activities for 2018.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow584M767M497M432M396M366M325M273M271M281M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities227M392M960M-156M-19M-179M-72M4M316M2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net152M135M394M224M209M188M241M287M223M164M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-731M-846M-1.08B-861M-803M-513M-511M-399M-360M-561M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------182M-232M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities47M55M938M-28M-19M144M-217M-63M1M1M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-172M-194M-1.1B-469M-412M-634M-764M-36M34M-234M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-26M-10M-331M27M-8M-506M890M142M99M15M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-55M4M23M-4M47M5M-30M37M9M20M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-247M-256M-1.19B-251M-234M-220M-197M-167M-139M-138M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-42M11M52M-1M18M22M23M20M10M-5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.01B595M827M1.19B1.29B1.88B1.51B795M72M358M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.18B1.01B595M827M1.19B1.29B1.88B1.51B795M72M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Nordstrom stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Nordstrom stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key 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 Nordstrom is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Nordstrom stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Nordstrom reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.4B 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-684M for JWN 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-542M for Nordstrom. 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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