National Oilwell Varco Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:NOV)

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$43.19 $0.06 (0.14%) NOV stock closing price Jul 19, 2018 (Closing)

The National Oilwell Varco cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. Financials statements like the National Oilwell Varco income statement and National Oilwell Varco balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. National Oilwell Varco had cash and cash equivalents of $1.41B at beginning of the year and $1.44B at year end for 2017. National Oilwell Varco cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. NOV decrease in investments stood at a value of $-245M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow698M1.68B2.44B778M755M628M555M507M490M401.6M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities448M1.04B-466M-794M488M-2.54B-164M-631M-22M-145.4M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---89M------
Other Adjustments Net-78M657M129M86M-174M45M-233M7M154M85.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-192M-284M-453M-699M-669M-583M-483M-232M-250M-378.5M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-86M-230M-86M-291M-2.37B-2.88B-1.04B-556M-322M-2.21B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities33M26M25M-114M72M35M63M45M20M112.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3M4M-2.21B-671M58M113M96M73M8M78M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-506M-900M762M18M-1M2.64B-391M-13M-40M-189.09M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-76M-230M-710M-703M-389M-209M-191M-172M-460M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-10M-15M-1M13M27M42M22M10M1M37.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash37M-3M-111M-67M-11M9M-19M14M27M-45.8M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.41B2.08B3.54B3.44B3.32B3.54B3.33B2.62B1.54B1.84B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.44B1.41B2.08B3.54B3.44B3.32B3.54B3.33B2.62B1.54B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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National Oilwell Varco stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and National Oilwell Varco stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • National Oilwell Varco had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $29M for the latest year 2017. 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 National Oilwell Varco 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: National Oilwell Varco reported a positive operating cash flow of $832M for 2017 and has seen a decrease 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 $-245M for NOV 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 National Oilwell Varco and its owners and creditors and was $-595M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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