Reckitt Benckiser Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:RBGLY)

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$18.67 $0.17 (0.92%) RBGLY stock closing price Sep 22, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of RBGLY requires an investor to check the cash flows for Reckitt Benckiser. While its important to look at the Reckitt Benckiser 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 Reckitt Benckiser 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. Reckitt Benckiser stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $3.27B for 2016. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   The cash from operating activities for Reckitt Benckiser is $3.28B for 2016, which saw an increase of 20.34% from previous year. View details of Reckitt Benckiser cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Reckitt Benckiser Net Income Cash Flow
3.27B3.43B3.57B3.67B3.86B3.84B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow248.01M261.45M265.34M267.58M234.59M251.87M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-35.23M-334.85M-54.38M-73.54M-171.19M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations------
Other Adjustments Net-196.51M-625.36M-318.08M-544.55M-930.45M-1.3B
Reckitt Benckiser Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
3.28B2.73B3.46B3.32B2.99B2.79B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-233.11M-157.48M-227.43M-298.87M-242.52M-263.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-214.13M-13.76M-908.1M-654.08M-1.26B-737.99M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-52.85M4.58M1.64M6.25M23.77M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-290.03M-38.22M-44.49M-39.12M-3.17M-38.49M
Reckitt Benckiser Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-790.13M-204.88M-1.18B-985.82M-1.48B-1.04B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-979.88M-1.12B-331.26M-219.07M-692.68M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-306.29M-217.11M-799.32M-571.15M1.23B-641.74M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.4B-1.41B-1.63B-1.55B-1.46B-1.4B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities295.45M-3.05M792.73M-43.81M-168.02M431.57M
Reckitt Benckiser Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-2.39B-2.75B-1.97B-2.39B-1.09B-1.61B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash85.38M-42.81M-135.14M-67.28M-25.36M-35.29M
Reckitt Benckiser Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
184.32M-269.1M177.99M-120.48M393.1M105.88M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year998.85M1.4B1.33B1.38B1B911.27M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.18B1.13B1.5B1.26B1.4B1.02B
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 has cash of $1.18B 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 Reckitt Benckiser stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Reckitt Benckiser reported a positive operating cash flow of $3.28B for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring 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 $3.28B for RBGLY in last year report.
  • 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. Reckitt Benckiser earned $355.68M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.
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