Northrop Grumman Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:NOC)

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$312.26 $5.37 (1.69%) NOC stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Northrop Grumman from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Northrop Grumman 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 Northrop Grumman 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. Northrop Grumman saw a cash impact of $-41M from the buyback of NOC shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Northrop Grumman stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Northrop Grumman saw a outflow of $-8.16B from investing activities till 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow281M122M475M322M211M104M456M322M209M103M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.09B-1.06B-531M-1.26B-1.28B-1.16B153M-716M-663M-692M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net23M-34M654M103M-51M-19M4M1M-75M-27M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-504M-305M-928M-650M-433M-216M-920M-608M-471M-298M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-7.66B---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2M-2M39M21M7M2M115M3M2M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-41M--393M-393M-367M-229M-1.55B-1.15B-682M-282M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.55B-14M8.23B---563M-107M-107M-107M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-65M---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-407M-198M-689M-515M-341M-166M-640M-482M-322M-159M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-102M-100M-190M-132M-92M-90M-162M-155M-144M-136M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year11.23B2.54B2.32B3.86B5.15B3.86B3B3.7B3.28B1.5B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.54B10.37B11.23B1.88B1.38B1.4B2.54B1.1B1.14B1.28B
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 Northrop Grumman stock price history and Northrop Grumman stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Northrop Grumman has cash of $1.54B 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 Northrop Grumman stock price.
  • Northrop Grumman increased its cash from operating activities to $638M till 2018 Q2. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • 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 $-8.16B for NOC till last quarter 2018 Q2 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 $-2.17B for Northrop Grumman.

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