Lithia Motors Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:LAD)

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$85.51 $0.51 (0.6%) LAD stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Lithia Motors from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Lithia Motors profits one has to check the income statement and for Lithia Motors debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Lithia Motors stock analysis. Lithia Motors had a positive net income cash flow of $112.72M till this quarter of 2018 Q2. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for Lithia Motors is $ 2018 Q2, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow35.68M16.85M57.72M41.59M26.77M12.73M49.36M36.37M24.16M11.66M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities80.45M-26.27M-157M47.71M43.32M60.72M-185.25M-11.47M-58.17M-25.39M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---5.11M-------
Other Adjustments Net7.48M6.23M8.03M15.41M4.53M2.48M25.34M19.15M8.71M8.05M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-70.57M-41.89M-90.17M-59.84M-29.39M-15.64M-98.55M-79.6M-43.05M-15.8M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-380.89M-331.6M-448.02M-405.07M-95.82M-6.86M-253.14M-209.87M-23.66M-13.42M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-29.41M-6.43M-26.24M-25.94M-21.39M-7.66M-106M-103.4M-101.52M-56.27M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities232.2M350.36M487.16M242.94M-37.99M-109.05M396.19M195.64M79M28.23M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-13.94M-6.75M-26.54M-19.8M-13.05M-6.29M-24.13M-17.82M-11.52M-5.15M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.98M-0.81M-38.06M-4.51M--4.38M4.38M4.38M4.37M
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 Year57.25M50.28M45M29.89M23.68M42.83M20.85M9.3M12.77M10.87M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End29.99M68.98M57.25M38.57M31.17M31.44M50.28M24.11M15.04M21.55M
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 the following main sections:

  • Lithia Motors had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-27.26M in the latest quarter 2018 Q2. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Lithia Motors stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Lithia Motors increased its cash from operating activities to $236.33M till 2018 Q2. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-451.46M 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 shows the flow of cash between Lithia Motors and its owners and creditors and was $187.87M till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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