STMicroelectronics Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:STM)

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$24.51 $0.16 (0.66%) STM stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of STM requires an investor to check the cash flows for STMicroelectronics. The profit-loss statement shows STMicroelectronics profits, the balance sheet shows STMicroelectronics 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. STMicroelectronics had cash and cash equivalents of $1.77B at beginning of the year and $1.63B at year end for 2016. STMicroelectronics cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. STMicroelectronics saw a outflow of $-727M from investing activities for 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow718M757M821M910M1.11B1.28B1.25B1.38B1.38B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities205M120M-76M33M503M-85M229M447M-19M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---22M-80M-----
Other Adjustments Net-54M-145M-137M132M1.19B-469M-227M390M1.14B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-607M-467M9M12M16M----
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--29M92M-1M185M308M-18M-1.69B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--12M-283M184M180M889M307M-258M351M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-120M-37M-539M-667M-591M-1.36B-1.14B566M-1.07B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---156M------313M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-178M-200M774M-144M136M-527M-725M-236M476M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---110M363M332M75M-20M20M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-257M-356M-357M-350M-360M-332M-219M-163M-250M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1M-1M-4M-4M-2M-7M-94M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-18M-16M-12M-13M-13M-44M-88M-14M-84M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.77B2.02B1.84B2.25B1.91B1.89B1.59B1.01B1.86B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.63B1.77B2.02B1.84B2.25B1.91B1.89B1.59B1.01B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While STMicroelectronics stock price history provides the price history of a stock, STMicroelectronics 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:

  • STMicroelectronics saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-142M in 2016. Apart from the STMicroelectronics stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: STMicroelectronics reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.04B for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow 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 $-727M for STM in last 2016 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-436M for STMicroelectronics. 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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