Lear Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:LEA)

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$145.97 $1.94 (1.35%) LEA stock closing price Jul 25, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of LEA requires an investor to check the cash flows for Lear. While its important to look at the Lear debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Lear revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Lear cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Lear compared to various industry peers like ASEKY stock and TRW stock. LEA increase in investments stood at a negative value of $-637.1M for the latest 2016. View details of Lear cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Lear Net Income Cash Flow
1.04B795.8M702.3M455.8M1.32B570.4M461.4M826.7M-689.9M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow378.2M347.8M310.9M285.5M239.5M246.3M235.9M582.7M829.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities96.6M24.3M-85.8M-17.7M-128.6M14.3M-72.69M-260.1M-121.5M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net104M103.2M0.39M96.5M-698.3M-40.7M-2.69M-1.32B126.3M
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
1.62B1.27B927.8M820.1M729.8M790.3M621.9M-175.2M144.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-528.3M-485.8M-424.7M-460.6M-458.3M-329.5M-193.3M-118.8M-167.7M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-155.9M-499.2M---243.9M1.29M6.3M29.3M24M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities47.1M19.7M-355.9M56.7M14.3M25M-5.1M-2.7M-0.7M
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-637.1M-965.3M-780.6M-403.9M-687.9M-303.2M-192.1M-92.2M-144.4M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-658.8M-487.4M-411.4M-1B-222.8M-279.1M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-21.9M485.6M397.9M427.9M-72.1M-5.9M-257.4M-2.39M-156.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings9.1M-----4M-34M320.2M1.2B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-122.1M-106.3M-91.2M-102.4M-77.7M-69.6M-16.2M-23.8M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Lear Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-872.9M-156.3M-160.8M-698.5M-396.1M-372.3M-320.7M195.2M1.01B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-34.3M-47M-30M17.8M2.1M-14.6M-9M34.1M-15.7M
Lear Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
75M102.5M-43.6M-264.5M-352.1M100.2M100.1M-38.1M990.8M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.2B1.09B1.14B1.4B1.75B1.65B1.55B2.85B601.3M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.27B1.2B1.09B1.14B1.4B1.75B1.65B2.81B1.59B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Lear stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Lear stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Lear has cash of $1.27B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Lear stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Lear reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.62B for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Lear generated $328.2M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-872.9M for Lear. 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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Key Financial Ratios For Lear Cash Flow

FCF margin
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