Reckitt Benckiser Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:RBGLY)

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$17.21 $0.09 (0.53%) RBGLY stock closing price Jul 16, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of RBGLY requires an investor to check the cash flows for Reckitt Benckiser. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Reckitt Benckiser profits one has to check the income statement and for Reckitt Benckiser debt one has to check the balance sheet. Reckitt Benckiser had cash and cash equivalents of $1.13B at beginning of the year and $2.73B at year end for 2017. Reckitt Benckiser cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Reckitt Benckiser is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow287.4M248.01M261.45M265.34M267.58M234.59M251.87M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-162.38M-35.23M-334.85M-54.38M-73.54M-171.19M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations61.86M------
Other Adjustments Net-503.92M-196.51M-625.36M-318.08M-544.55M-930.45M-1.3B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-323.48M-233.11M-157.48M-227.43M-298.87M-242.52M-263.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-15.23B-262.92M-13.76M-908.1M-654.08M-1.26B-737.99M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments3.86M-4.06M4.58M1.64M6.25M23.77M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities4.08B-290.03M-38.22M-44.49M-39.12M-3.17M-38.49M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares121.14M-979.88M-1.12B-331.26M-219.07M-692.68M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities11.34B-306.29M-217.11M-799.32M-571.15M1.23B-641.74M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.46B-1.4B-1.41B-1.63B-1.55B-1.46B-1.4B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-29.64M295.45M-3.05M792.73M-43.81M-168.02M431.57M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-113.41M85.38M-42.81M-135.14M-67.28M-25.36M-35.29M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.13B998.85M1.4B1.33B1.38B1B911.27M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.73B1.18B1.13B1.5B1.26B1.4B1.02B
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 Reckitt Benckiser stock price history and Reckitt Benckiser stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Reckitt Benckiser had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.6B 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 Reckitt Benckiser 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $3.21B for Reckitt Benckiser 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Reckitt Benckiser used $-11.47B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Reckitt Benckiser and its owners and creditors and was $9.97B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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