Southern Copper Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SCCO)

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$54.66 $0.16 (0.29%) SCCO stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Southern Copper cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the Southern Copper 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 Southern Copper 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Southern Copper cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Southern Copper compared to various industry peers like FCX stock and ARNC stock. Southern Copper had an inflow of $923.1M from operating activities, $-210.7M spend due to financing activities, and $-452M outflow due to investing activities for 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow647.1M510.7M444.97M395.97M325.74M288.13M323.24M322.59M327.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-393.8M-209.8M-129.67M-68.74M-297M-421.58M62.62M-286.18M61.88M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-109M-162.2M-297.34M-94.18M33.85M-140.73M-27.86M-7.8M-75.18M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.12B-1.15B-1.52B-1.7B-1.04B-600.33M-400.06M-403.06M-456.04M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--100.4M-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments552.1M-264.8M-130.32M-73.97M368.25M-482.8M-73.7M43.78M45.18M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities114.4M53.8M-27.79M-----
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-71.7M-1B-682.77M-281.43M-147.34M-273.69M-0.27M-71.9M-168.21M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.78B--10M1.47B-15.25M1.48B-10M-160.02M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-139.3M-271.2M-380.98M-573.81M-3.14B-2.08B-1.43B-375.96M-1.71B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--12M-0.71M-0.07M2.1B-5.73M-14.79M-0.15M-8.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash11.1M-0.5M55.04M-33.78M-2.12M43.42M-63.17M-90.3M45.76M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year274.5M364M1.67B2.46B848.11M2.19B772.3M716.74M1.41B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End546M274.5M363.97M1.67B2.46B848.11M2.19B772.3M716.74M
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 Southern Copper stock price history and Southern Copper 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 Southern Copper is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Southern Copper stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $923.1M for SCCO.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-452M for SCCO 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 shows the flow of cash between Southern Copper and its owners and creditors and was $-210.7M for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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