Lithia Motors Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:LAD)

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$86.33 $1.13 (1.33%) LAD stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of LAD requires an investor to check the cash flows for Lithia Motors. The profit-loss statement shows Lithia Motors profits, the balance sheet shows Lithia Motors 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Lithia Motors cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Lithia Motors compared to various industry peers like PAG stock and AN stock. Lithia Motors saw a outflow of $-538.19M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow57.72M49.36M41.6M26.36M20.03M17.12M16.62M17.57M18.29M290.43M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-157M-185.25M-183.99M-145.74M-106.68M-324.62M-76.62M-68.15M-22.08M63.33M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-5.11M--5.91M------9.29M2.98M
Other Adjustments Net8.03M25.34M39.52M10.98M12.7M13.85M-15.22M13.86M-19M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-90.17M-98.55M-82.97M-81.08M-45.39M-58.55M-1.99M2.69M-6.6M-39.19M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-448.02M-253.14M-86.75M-658.12M-81.1M-38.09M-36.64M-22.75M27.69M43.48M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---2.88M-3.82M-2.34M-0.77M---
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-26.24M-106M-25.48M-18.37M-2.93M-14.62M-7.91M2.56M45.57M4.43M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities487.16M396.19M151.09M740.34M86.13M354.05M69.24M38.91M-74.65M-95.6M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-26.54M-24.13M-19.98M-15.92M-10.08M-12.06M-6.82M-3.91M--9.44M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-38.06M4.38M5.01M6.18M5.99M6.1M-2.77M--0.04M-
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 Year50.28M45M29.89M23.68M42.83M20.85M9.3M12.77M10.87M21.66M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End57.25M50.28M45M29.89M23.68M42.83M20.85M9.3M12.77M10.87M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Lithia Motors stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Lithia Motors 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 Lithia Motors is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Lithia Motors 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 $148.85M for LAD.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-538.19M for LAD stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $396.31M for Lithia Motors. 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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