Exelis Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:XLS)

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$24.66 $0.16 (0.64%) XLS stock closing price May 28, 2015 (Closing)

The Exelis cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Exelis profits one has to check the income statement and for Exelis debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Exelis stock analysis. Exelis had a positive net income cash flow of $249M for the latest 2014. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Exelis saw a outflow of $-66M from investing activities for 2014.

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Net Income Cash Flow
249M281M330M326M587M469M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow106M110M130M133M139M157M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-97M-20M147M-108M25M119M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-19M----139M-10M
Other Adjustments Net-79M-61M-222M-17M29M12M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
160M310M385M334M641M747M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-44M-69M-117M-81M143M-118M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-23M-16M-43M--29M-1M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1M2M1M-4M--1M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-66M-83M-159M-85M114M-120M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-126M7M19M-775M-747M-638M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---649M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-80M-58M-77M-19M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities134M-1M-2M-28M-15M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-72M-51M-57M-147M-775M-653M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash29M1M7M-4M4M12M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
51M177M176M98M-16M-14M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year459M292M116M18M34M48M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End510M469M292M116M18M34M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Exelis stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Exelis 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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Exelis is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Exelis stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $160M for Exelis in the latest 2014. 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 stood at $-66M for XLS 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 $-72M for Exelis. 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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