Occidental Petroleum Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:OXY)

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$83.64 $0.92 (1.09%) OXY stock closing price Jul 13, 2018 (Closing)

The Occidental Petroleum 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 Occidental Petroleum 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 Occidental Petroleum 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. Occidental Petroleum had cash and cash equivalents of $2.23B at beginning of the year and $1.67B at year end for 2017. Occidental Petroleum cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Occidental Petroleum had an inflow of $5B from operating activities, $-2.34B spend due to financing activities, and $-3.21B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4B4.27B4.54B4.26B5.35B4.51B3.59B3.15B3.12B2.71B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-361M-389M-880M792M261M-751M340M505M-1.18B-104M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-436M-220M1.44B-37M1M-156M249M-31M5M
Other Adjustments Net44M-358M7.74B3.95B1.45B2.95B1.74B840M938M1.18B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.6B-2.72B-5.27B-8.93B-9.04B-10.23B-7.52B-3.94B-3.58B-4.66B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.06B-2.04B-109M-1.69B-643M-2.49B-4.91B-4.9B-1.73B-4.67B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.4B302M819M4.18B1.62B--181M-15M-119M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities46M-283M-861M-2.03B-132M61M2.52B-415M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares3M14M-556M-2.47B-913M-498M-224M-57M-22M-1.47B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.49B1.48B-107M-690M1.74B588M2.27B41M947M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.35B-2.31B-2.26B-2.21B-1.55B-2.13B-1.44B-1.16B-1.06B-940M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.19B2.83B2.58B223M44M-103M26M11M79M
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 Year2.23B3.2B3.79B3.39B1.59B3.78B2.58B1.22B1.78B1.96B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.67B2.23B3.2B3.79B3.39B1.59B3.78B2.58B1.23B1.78B
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 Occidental Petroleum stock price history and Occidental Petroleum stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Occidental Petroleum is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Occidental Petroleum stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $5B for Occidental Petroleum 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-3.21B for OXY 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. Occidental Petroleum spent $-2.34B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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