Unilever Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:UL)

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$52.05 $0.22 (0.42%) UL stock closing price Oct 12, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of UL requires an investor to check the cash flows for Unilever. The profit-loss statement shows Unilever profits, the balance sheet shows Unilever 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 Unilever stock analysis. Unilever had a positive net income cash flow of $3.86B till this quarter of 2018 Q2. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. UL decrease in investments stood at a value of $-1.72B for the latest quarter 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22017 Q42017 Q22016 Q42016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
3.86B7.33B3.65B6.14B3.06B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.17B1.74B839.45M1.62B769.25M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.02B-76.86M-1.58B56.43M-1.76B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----
Other Adjustments Net-139.53M-750.51M-504.99M-16.59M-20.33M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
2.87B8.24B2.4B7.8B2.05B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-590.33M-1.65B-739.33M-1.82B-857.36M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--4.97B--1.92B-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1.13B-16.95M233.24M214.68M129.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-1.72B-6.65B-506.09M-3.53B-727.46M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.68B-6.17B-1.18B--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.42B-4.43B-2.1B-3.99B-2B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities4.63B8.98B3.43B593.13M1.41B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-471.07M-1.62B151.82M-3.4B-585.13M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash85.86M-10.17M-221.14M314.27M171.69M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
765.64M-32.77M1.83B1.18B913.84M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.61B2.12B2.94B2.74B1.26B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.54B3.58B5.35B3.54B3.32B
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 the following main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Unilever is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Unilever stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Unilever reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.87B till 2018 Q2 and has seen a decrease from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.72B for UL 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: 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. Unilever spent $-471.07M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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