Cash Flow Statement

Cash Flow

Unit: Millions of Dollars

The measure of cash into or out of the company, similar to Net Income but less easily manipulated and without the affects of depreciation and other non-cash charges.

Free Cash Flow as a % of Sales

Unit: Percentage

The trailing 12 month free Cash Flow expenditures as a percent of sales.

Free Cash Flow as a % of Net Income

Unit: Percentage

The trailing 12 month free Cash Flow as a percent of net income.

Cap Ex

Unit: Millions of Dollars

Capital expenditure, or capex is the price of upgrading or buying existing or new long-lived assets.

Cap Ex as a % of Sales

Unit: Percentage

The trailing 12 month capital expenditures as a percent of sales.

Stock Proceeds

Unit: Millions of Dollars

Proceeds from the issuance of stock. Negative values mean the company spent more money buying back stock than it collected from any sales during the period.

Dividends

Unit: Millions of Dollars

The cost of payments made by this company to its common shareholders, preferred shareholders, and Noncontrolling interests.

Payout Ratio

Unit: Percentage

Dividend payout ratio is Dividend Per Share as a percent of Diluted Earnings Per Share and can be used to measure the chance of a dividend increase or cut. For example, a company with a small Payout Ratio has room to increase its dividend.

Stock Based Compensation

Unit: Millions of Dollars

The annual cost of stock based compensation.

Free Cash Flow Payout Ratio (Premium Library)

Unit: Percentage

This alternative dividend payout ratio aims to be more accurate by excluding accounting earnings and including only actual cash generation. It is calculated as Dividend Per Share as a percent of Free Cash Flow per Share and values less than 70 are considered best.

Free Cash Flow

Unit: Millions of Dollars

Free Cash Flow show how much cash a company generates after paying to maintain and expand its production. It is calculated by subtracting Capital Expenditure (Cap Ex) from Cash Flow.

Owner Earnings

Unit: Millions of Dollars

Owner Earnings is cash flow available to shareholders, a measure of how much money the company generates for its owners. Warren Buffett values this measurement and defines it as net income plus depreciation and amortization less capital expenditure and change in working capital.