Lincoln Electric Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:LECO)

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$91.54 $0.41 (0.45%) LECO stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The Lincoln Electric cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Lincoln Electric profits and Lincoln Electric debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Lincoln Electric stock analysis. Lincoln Electric had a positive net income cash flow of $247.5M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Lincoln Electric saw a outflow of $-272.02M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow68.11M65.07M64M69.6M68.88M64.9M81.93M76.27M79.92M55.96M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities13.82M-4.56M-1.31M10.6M-52.65M-3.36M-128.16M-57.56M109.99M-45.5M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net5.39M44.5M120.69M66.8M28.89M8.52M22.55M8.02M11.86M34.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-59.35M-48.75M-48.19M-55.53M-74.62M-51.32M-64.56M-50.54M-37.64M-71.76M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-72.46M-71.56M-37.07M-24.23M-53.16M-134.6M-66.22M-18.85M-25.44M-44.03M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-140.2M-38.92M-------0.48M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--0.7M-0.07M--1.71M-1.54M----
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-26.53M-316.95M-393.49M-298.06M-147.58M-62.24M-25.64M-36.17M--35.13M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.01M349.78M350.83M5.45M-0.38M-84.77M-1.03M-8.58M-30.87M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-0.49M1.53M-34.22M47.87M-1.45M-4.53M8.98M-18.59M-12.95M6.1M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-92.45M-87.33M-86.96M-73.26M-49.27M-73.11M-51.93M-47.36M-45.8M-42.75M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-15.55M-9.88M-6.04M3.63M4.51M7.81M6.26M1.21M-3.72M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash19.74M-5.6M-29.79M-29.8M-1.84M2.18M-4.44M-0.01M6.1M-6.95M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year379.17M304.18M278.37M299.82M286.46M361.1M366.19M388.13M284.33M217.38M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End326.7M379.17M304.18M278.37M299.82M286.46M361.1M366.19M388.13M284.33M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Lincoln Electric stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Lincoln Electric stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Lincoln Electric has cash of $326.7M 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 Lincoln Electric stock price.
  • 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 $334.84M for LECO.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-272.02M for LECO stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Lincoln Electric and its owners and creditors and was $-135.03M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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