Loews Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:L)

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$49.71 $0.1 (0.2%) L stock closing price Jul 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Loews cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Loews profits, the balance sheet shows Loews 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. Loews had cash and cash equivalents of $327M at beginning of the year and $472M at year end for 2017. Loews cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Loews is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow834M814M992M902M1.48B855M769M698M585M875M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities218M-320M1.27B285M-429M336M1.05B-2.84B797M-253M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------70M-21M-4.57B
Other Adjustments Net126M1.04B998M841M-26M553M452M178M1.85B2.79B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-952M-1.12B-1.56B-1.72B-1.56B-1.02B-635M-112M-2.44B-3.91B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.22B-79M-124M-448M-235M-987M-548M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-112M-1.15B-89M772M-1.25B-782M45M1.27B-2.48B390M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-373M158M-167M-72M-257M-311M-765M-497M61M306M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-216M-142M-1.17B-760M147M650M-556M-53M-148M148M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities656M196M-101M-265M1.76B242M-511M-14M1.23B1B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-223M-218M-255M-433M-597M-549M-101M-597M-756M-732M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-16M-2M4M16M-40M-7M-885M-24M-1M-592M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash9M-13M-11M-8M-3M4M-1M10M-13M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year327M440M364M294M228M129M120M190M131M160M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End472M327M440M364M295M228M129M120M190M131M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Loews stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Loews stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Loews saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $145M in 2017. Apart from the Loews stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • 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 $2.59B for L.
  • 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 $-2.66B for L in last 2017 report.
  • 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 $201M for Loews.

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