MetLife Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:MET)

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$47 $0.1 (0.21%) MET stock closing price Apr 18, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like MetLife needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows MetLife profits, the balance sheet shows MetLife debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. MetLife cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. MetLife had cash and cash equivalents of $17.88B at the beginning of the quarter and $12.7B at quarter end for 2017 Q4. MET decrease in investments stood at a value of $-16.88B for the latest quarter 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
4.02B---804M---5.32B-
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow-249M----458M----448M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities5.61B---7.74B---11.65B-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.9B---6.74B----2.4B-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
12.28B10.23B5.5B2.1B14.83B9.18B6.26B1.96B14.13B9.53B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-211M-211M--------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-12.04B-13.31B-5B-3.26B-2.62B-13.29B-9.67B-6.22B-8.17B-5.87B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-4.63B-3.63B-2.15B-1.02B-3.23B-1.3B-236M478M-2.23B-1.04B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-16.88B-17.16B-7.15B-4.28B-5.85B-14.59B-9.91B-5.74B-10.4B-6.91B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.93B-2.31B-1.81B-858M-372M-70M-70M-70M-1.95B-1.13B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-367M745M144M-16M-1.35B-1.33B-1.29B-17M2.4B456M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---18M38M-3M3M--6M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.82B-1.35B-920M-443M-1.84B-1.35B-906M-419M-1.77B-1.3B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities4.21B4.6B3.39B2.8B-30M10.98B9.88B4.75B25M-887M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-906M1.69B806M1.5B-3.55B8.23B7.62B4.24B-1.3B-2.85B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash323M382M286M213M-302M306M352M73M-492M-360M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-5.18B-4.85B-558M-466M5.13B3.13B4.32B538M1.94B-592M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year17.88B12.75B10.81B7.59B15.74B10.46B13.05B10.11B24.24B10.37B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End12.7B13.02B17.32B17.41B17.88B15.88B17.07B13.29B12.75B10.22B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The MetLife stock price history and MetLife stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • MetLife had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-5.18B in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the MetLife stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • 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 $12.28B for MET.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-16.88B for MET 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. MetLife spent $-906M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

Key Financial Ratios For MetLife Cash Flow

FCF margin
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