Constellation Brands Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:STZ)

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$217.46 $4.35 (2.04%) STZ stock closing price Feb 23, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of STZ requires an investor to check the cash flows for Constellation Brands. While its important to look at the Constellation Brands 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 Constellation Brands 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. Constellation Brands saw a cash impact of $-1.06B from the buyback of STZ shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Constellation Brands stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Constellation Brands saw a outflow of $-1.46B from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow306.6M233M214.2M467.8M120.2M110.3M157.4M259.1M457.4M165.9M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-33.89M-160.8M-142.1M-1.49M-67.69M101.6M-161M-8.79M60.3M-32.1M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-115.9M280.9M172.7M-1.58B116M127.2M63.4M52.9M290.6M999.3M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-907.4M-891.3M-719.4M-223.5M-62.1M-68.4M-89.1M-107.7M-128.6M-143.8M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-535.7M-1.32B-310.3M-4.68B-159.9M-82.3M219.7M349.6M204.3M-1.17B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---23.4M-0.1M20.1M-29.7M-0.9M-3.2M-4.6M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-18.7M-13.8M17.6M15.3M-4.5M87.2M15.6M56.1M201M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.06B79.2M63.7M125.9M-220.3M-357.7M-234.7M16.8M32.7M-473.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities993.8M401.3M299.3M3.63B512.8M-475.9M-328.5M-781.3M-577.6M838M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings197.1M360.6M13.1M57.3M-372.6M249.8M-289.7M117.1M-109.7M219.4M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-315.1M-241.6M--------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities52.39M176.5M-392.5M-34.8M-18.6M8.7M7.2M24.4M7.2M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-5.1M-9.3M-2.5M-7M-5.1M2.7M4M-5.7M4.5M-4.8M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year83.1M110.1M63.9M331.5M85.8M9.2M43.5M13.1M20.5M33.5M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End177.4M83.1M110.1M63.9M331.5M85.8M9.2M43.5M13.1M20.5M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Constellation Brands has cash of $177.4M 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 Constellation Brands stock price.
  • 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 $1.7B for STZ.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.46B for STZ 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: 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. Constellation Brands spent $-134.8M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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