POSCO Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:PKX)

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$69.66 $0.87 (1.26%) PKX stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of PKX requires an investor to check the cash flows for POSCO. Financials statements like the POSCO income statement and POSCO balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. POSCO had cash and cash equivalents of $2.2B at beginning of the year and $2.35B at year end for 2017. POSCO cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. POSCO has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $148.41M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.97B2.89B2.9B3.24B2.47B2.28B2.06B2.57B2.02B1.89B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.33B-364.11M2.48B-1.85B-107.11M1.72B-4.41B-5.07B2.3B-3.48B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net792.95M1.29B1.55B1.46B859.13M388.69M511.17M594.77M-57.86M1.07B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.02B-2.05B-2.25B-3.44B-5.97B-6.04B-4.72B-4.91B-4.76B-3.2B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-204.45M23.15M422.61M-339.62M10.75M-76.39M-398.09M9.05M129.87M-221.1M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.7B-1.49B-2.18B645.24M-1.57B48.33M4.68B-1.34B-9.19B-913.91M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities487.11M141.41M-74.37M-608.07M-520.2M573.26M-4.58B743.71M6.15B-262.15M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---43.18M12.89M-93.81M-196.8M-29.18M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.27B-2.06B-1.56B-279.65M3.42B999.36M4.84B5.29B1.06B7.43B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings502.27M-797.27M-761.6M1.04B79.55M-1.26B47.14M--5.98M943.86M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-777.1M-638.07M-740.31M-677M-596.69M-669.19M-701.48M-603.16M-544.41M-598.28M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities134.88M-62.91M1.04B10.66M329.7M118.85M176.55M253.35M-51.99M-5.27B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-53.09M11.34M21.14M11.54M-101.9M-143.27M2.77M9.13M-32.28M112.15M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.2B4.38B3.62B4.21B4.31B4.09B3.2B1.91B1.97B1.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.35B2.2B4.38B4.02B3.87B4.17B4.18B3.13B1.74B1.97B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • POSCO has cash of $2.35B 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 POSCO stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. POSCO gained $5.05B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-3.44B for PKX stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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. POSCO spent $-1.41B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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