L Brands Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:LB)

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$35.46 $0.56 (1.6%) LB stock closing price Apr 25, 2018 (Closing)

The L Brands cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. Financials statements like the L Brands income statement and L Brands balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. L Brands saw a cash impact of $-415M from the buyback of LB shares. The cash flow statement helps in the L Brands stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. L Brands had an inflow of $1.89B from operating activities, $-1.67B spend due to financing activities, and $-833M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Feb - Jan201720162015201420132012201120102009
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow472M415M398M368M447M588M365M360M558M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities176M239M249M-90M172M43M234M286M223M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net84M-38M97M67M-21M-215M-120M80M-47M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-937M-531M-715M-691M-588M-426M-274M-202M-479M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-33M85M---124M32M9M159M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments118M-10M-46M35M----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities19M13M16M-10M22M76M136M31M80M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-415M-450M-53M-28M-577M-1.12B-119M8M-348M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-50M988M-213M495M928M981M-255M-183M-15M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings29M7M-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.27B-1.17B-691M-349M-1.45B-1.14B-1.49B-193M-201M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities39M68M38M36M116M41M5M-19M2M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-6M-1M-6M-1M-2M5M6M3M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.55B1.68B1.52B773M935M1.13B1.8B1.17B1.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.93B2.55B1.68B1.52B773M935M1.13B1.8B1.17B
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:

  • L Brands saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-614M in 2017. Apart from the L Brands 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: L Brands reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.89B for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-833M for LB 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.
  • 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 $-1.67B for L Brands.

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