LAMB WESTON HLD Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:LW)

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$66.38 $1.45 (2.23%) LW stock closing price Jun 19, 2018 (Closing)

The LAMB WESTON HLD cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the LAMB WESTON HLD 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 LAMB WESTON HLD 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 LAMB WESTON HLD cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of LAMB WESTON HLD compared to various industry peers like WNGRF stock and ARMK stock. LAMB WESTON HLD saw a outflow of $-285.3M from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jun - May2017201620152014
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow109.1M95.9M96.4M79.2M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-5.5M28.1M11M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net3.1M-36.3M-31.3M36.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-285.3M-144.3M-96.3M-173.2M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---74.9M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities774.3M-9.09M-3.1M-3.6M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-2.8M21.4M-12.6M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-39.6M-8.3M-11.3M-6.9M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-873.9M-236.8M-150.7M-189.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash1.1M--1.2M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year36.4M30.6M27M13.1M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End57.1M36.4M30.6M27M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While LAMB WESTON HLD stock price history provides the price history of a stock, LAMB WESTON HLD stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that LAMB WESTON HLD is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - LAMB WESTON HLD stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: LAMB WESTON HLD reported a positive operating cash flow of $446.9M 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-285.3M for LW 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-142M for LAMB WESTON HLD. 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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