L Brands Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:LB)

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$32.06 $0.04 (0.12%) LB stock closing price Jul 17, 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 $-440M 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 $1.41B from operating activities, $-1.13B spend due to financing activities, and $-698M outflow due to investing activities for 2018.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow524M472M415M398M368M447M588M365M360M558M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-120M176M239M249M-90M172M43M234M286M223M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net19M84M-38M97M67M-21M-215M-120M80M-47M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-707M-937M-531M-715M-691M-588M-426M-274M-202M-479M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--33M85M---124M32M9M159M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments19M118M-10M-46M35M----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-10M19M13M16M-10M22M76M136M31M80M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-440M-415M-450M-53M-28M-577M-1.12B-119M8M-348M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-45M-50M988M-213M495M928M981M-255M-183M-15M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings52M29M7M-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-686M-1.27B-1.17B-691M-349M-1.45B-1.14B-1.49B-193M-201M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-8M39M68M38M36M116M41M5M-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 Year1.93B2.55B1.68B1.52B773M935M1.13B1.8B1.17B1.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.52B1.93B2.55B1.68B1.52B773M935M1.13B1.8B1.17B
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 positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-419M in 2018. 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 $1.41B for 2018 and has seen a decrease 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 $-698M 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 $-1.13B for L Brands.

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