TRW Automotive Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:TRW)

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$105.46 $0.07 (0.07%) TRW stock closing price May 14, 2015 (Closing)

The TRW Automotive cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the TRW Automotive 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 TRW Automotive 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the TRW Automotive stock analysis. TRW Automotive generated $-192M cash from operating activities in 2015-Q1. The cash from operating activities for TRW Automotive is $-192M for 2015-Q1, which saw a decrease of -120.13% from previous quarter. View details of TRW Automotive cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2015 Q12014 Q4
TRW Automotive Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow106M450M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-514M-134M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--
Other Adjustments Net-161M304M
TRW Automotive Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment218M-691M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5M-17M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--
TRW Automotive Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1M-397M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-2M-488M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings42M67M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-13M-36M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--
TRW Automotive Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-63M-90M
TRW Automotive Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year578M659M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.02B1.03B
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:
  • TRW Automotive has cash of $1.02B 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 TRW Automotive stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was negative at $-192M for TRW Automotive in the latest quarter. 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.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was positive at $213M for TRW stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $28M for TRW Automotive. 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.