Leggett & Platt Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:LEG)

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$44.15 $0.71 (1.63%) LEG stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of LEG requires an investor to check the cash flows for Leggett & Platt. While its important to look at the Leggett & Platt 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 Leggett & Platt 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Leggett & Platt stock analysis. Leggett & Platt generated $443.7M cash from operating activities in 2017. LEG decrease in investments stood at a value of $-165M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow125.9M119.1M117.3M225.9M185.6M116.1M116.9M122.8M133.3M166M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-80.2M15.1M-170.8M53.6M26.4M57.4M-13.8M-17.5M185.6M50.4M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net105.3M32.2M83.39M1.19M5.19M25.7M69.4M74.39M131.4M115.4M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-159.4M-124M-103.2M-94.1M-80.6M-71M-48.2M-38.8M-68.9M289.3M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires6.1M56.6M40.3M6.09M-9M-195.8M-6.6M-4.9M-2.8M-10.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----21.2M-22.4M22.8M---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-11.7M-34.6M-6.7M-14.7M-6.9M-4.8M-4.6M-21.4M-0.8M-15.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-155M-193.1M-183.2M-127.9M-132.5M5.59M-204.8M-106.3M-188M-290.6M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities484.2M-5M-204.6M111.2M-203.7M287.4M65.1M-45.8M-64.2M-275.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-202.7M11.5M201.3M-24.2M23.3M-85.8M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-185.6M-177.4M-171.6M-167.5M-124.9M-199.5M-155.9M-154.9M-157.2M-165.1M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5.4M-38.2M8.9M4.8M3.5M-44.3M-8M-6.6M--2M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash30M-19.7M-19.9M-15.5M6.3M3.7M3.1M-11.7M-6.7M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year281.9M253.2M332.8M272.7M359.1M236.3M244.5M260.5M164.7M205.4M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End526.1M281.9M253.2M332.8M272.7M359.1M236.3M244.5M260.5M164.7M
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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Leggett & Platt is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Leggett & Platt stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $443.7M for Leggett & Platt in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-165M for LEG in last 2017 report.
  • 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 $-64.5M for Leggett & Platt.

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