Sherwin-Williams Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SHW)

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$426.12 $2.96 (0.69%) SHW stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Sherwin-Williams cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 Sherwin-Williams profits one has to check the income statement and for Sherwin-Williams debt one has to check the balance sheet. Sherwin-Williams had cash and cash equivalents of $889.79M at beginning of the year and $204.21M at year end for 2017. Sherwin-Williams cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Sherwin-Williams saw a outflow of $-9.05B from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow557.02M272.15M198.56M198.94M187.79M183.28M186.39M175.31M185.04M220.11M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities65.87M-119.66M130.75M-54.04M93.53M63.22M62.68M103.11M190.58M77.92M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations41.54M---------
Other Adjustments Net-552.72M23.37M64.29M70.74M49.87M10.34M44.87M-34.31M47.7M101.31M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-222.76M-239.02M-234.34M-200.54M-166.68M-157.11M-153.8M-125.16M-91.32M-117.2M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-8.81B----79.94M-99.24M-44.43M-298.16M-15.44M-68.68M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-14.28M-64.74M-54.29M-109.5M-91.69M-86.1M-79.53M-66.62M-23.63M-50.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares143.57M86.83M-945.3M-1.39B-699.51M-336.64M-297.83M-273.46M-493.76M-356.32M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities6.37B-65.73M797.51M-499.18M-10.45M985.69M-9.1M-144.62M471.64M13.38M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings356.32M-0.89M-630.22M591.42M31.63M-284.83M-43.34M357.83M-494.98M-136.79M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-319.02M-312.08M-249.64M-215.26M-204.97M-160.93M-153.51M-156.42M-162.56M-165.11M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-39.76M-15.47M47.3M44.54M30M83.29M28.58M-6.88M-3.15M6.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-36.27M-13.39M-13.46M-8.56M-9.84M-2.11M-8.72M-3.81M-2.84M-2.6M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year889.79M205.74M40.73M744.88M862.59M32.69M58.58M69.32M26.21M27.32M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End204.21M889.79M205.74M40.73M744.88M862.59M32.69M58.58M69.32M26.21M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Sherwin-Williams stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Sherwin-Williams stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Sherwin-Williams has cash of $204.21M 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 Sherwin-Williams stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $1.88B for Sherwin-Williams 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: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-9.05B for SHW in last 2017 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $6.51B for Sherwin-Williams. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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