Kroger Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:KR)

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$21.44 $0.13 (0.6%) KR stock closing price Sep 18, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Kroger from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Kroger profits, the balance sheet shows Kroger 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Kroger stock analysis. Kroger generated $4.27B cash from operating activities in 2017. Kroger has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $45M. View details of Kroger cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Kroger Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.34B2.09B1.95B1.7B1.65B1.64B1.62B2.64B1.44B1.36B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-478M-18M-71M-245M-764M-19M344M-259M-477M-215M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net453M713M539M391M437M443M271M486M682M259M
Kroger Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.57B-3.3B-2.79B-2.31B-2.01B-1.85B-1.86B-2.28B-2.09B-2.13B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-401M-168M-252M-2.34B-122M-51M-7M-36M-80M-90M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities93M-98M-14M-121M-48M-10M-90M-14M-9M-2M
Kroger Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.7B-583M-1.17B-413M-1.15B-1.43B-516M-167M-465M-1.23B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.86B-64M201M2.09B693M276M-172M-50M-112M812M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--285M25M193M--22M14M2M279M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-429M-385M-338M-319M-267M-257M-250M-238M-227M-202M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-86M63M49M-125M23M-88M7M33M34M
Kroger Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--------73M-
Kroger Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year277M268M401M238M188M825M424M263M242M189M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End322M277M268M401M238M188M825M424M263M242M
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:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Kroger cash reduced YoY to $1.96B, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Kroger stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Kroger reported a positive operating cash flow of $4.27B for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital 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 $4.27B for KR in last year report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-352M for Kroger. 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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