Unilever Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:UL)

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$57.66 $0.89 (1.52%) UL stock closing price Sep 21, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of UL requires an investor to check the cash flows for Unilever. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Unilever profits and Unilever debt. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Unilever cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Unilever compared to various industry peers like PG stock and UN stock. Unilever has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $1.18B. View details of Unilever cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Unilever Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.62B-1.9B1.53B1.54B1.43B1.32B1.44B1.48B1.29B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities56.43M--265.66M1.06B-246.52M224.41M2.37B-236.87M37M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-16.59M--5.14B-425.05M-171.05M-32.03M-358.53M-861.86M-3.32B-1.69B
Unilever Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.82B--453.29M-2.69B-2.6B-2.75B-2.26B-1.75B-1.4B-1.21B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.92B-----2.4B-479.37M-193.84M3.33B-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------116.23M293.32M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities214.68M--1.15B1.64B-1.08B1.19B186.87M266.3M63.05M
Unilever Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---620.78M31.87M61.73M41.78M-164.65M143.64M-2.06B605.84M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---1.68B-3.87B----1.9B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.99B--4.24B-3.98B-3.47B-3.46B-3.08B-2.94B-3.07B-3.75B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities593.13M--2.04B-4.89B-1.24B3.99B-2.87B-3.2B523.78M-2.88B
Unilever Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash314.27M-600.74M-194.07M111.57M-282.94M-534.83M-196.52M-972.03M-1.03B-72.64M
Unilever Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.35B2.12B2.72B2.94B3.83B2.74B3.18B1.26B1.33B973.19M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End3.54B2.36B2.54B2.72B2.85B4.15B2.61B3.29B3.47B1.24B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Unilever stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Unilever 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:
  • Unilever had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.18B for the latest year 2016. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Unilever stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Unilever decreased its cash from operating activities to $341.31M in 2016. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from 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 $7.8B for UL in last year report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-3.4B for Unilever. 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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