Sonoco Products Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SON)

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$55.57 $0.33 (0.6%) SON stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Sonoco Products cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Sonoco Products profits, the balance sheet shows Sonoco Products debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Sonoco Products stock analysis. Sonoco Products had a positive net income cash flow of $177.44M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Sonoco Products saw a outflow of $-565.68M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow217.62M205.18M213.16M198.71M197.67M200.4M179.87M169.66M173.58M183.03M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-28.11M-27.23M-54.05M-56.44M42.99M--86.52M-114.18M-38.67M-51.86M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-17.59M-67.15M43.2M35.55M76.96M6.91M-66.11M118.18M100.93M83.62M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-183.64M93.63M-159.76M-169.31M-172.44M-214.86M-173.37M-145.91M-104.15M-123.11M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-383.72M-88.63M-17.44M-334.13M-4M-0.5M-566.9M-137.83M-5.5M-5.53M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.68M--2.65M-3.98M-3.51M---8.45M-1.76M-1.29M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--8.43M--10.51M31.96M11.12M8.48M19.9M19.75M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-6.33M-106.73M-6.54M-82.42M-11.45M5.57M-28.18M-1.5M5.92M5.62M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities231.19M-65.12M-114.71M245.22M-236.39M-39.25M663.86M6.48M-21.15M-79.01M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings124M----152M123.4M-11.53M30M-97.56M-62.14M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-153.13M-146.36M-138.03M-128.79M-124.84M-119.77M-114.95M-111.75M-107.88M-106.55M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities7.51M2.53M2.93M5.46M9.63M2.68M-1.7M-39.81M1.03M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash10.77M-5.04M4.56M-6.34M-9.02M4.38M-6.32M-1.84M3.77M3.06M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year257.22M182.43M161.16M217.56M373.08M175.52M158.24M185.24M101.65M70.75M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End254.91M257.22M182.43M161.16M217.56M373.08M175.52M158.24M185.24M101.65M
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 Sonoco Products stock price history and Sonoco Products stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Sonoco Products has cash of $254.91M 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 Sonoco Products stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $349.35M for Sonoco Products 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 $-565.68M for SON in last 2017 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. Sonoco Products earned $203.23M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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