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3M Co. (MMM)


Cash Flow Statement

Beginner level

The cash flow statement provides information about a company’s cash receipts and cash payments during an accounting period, showing how these cash flaws link the ending cash balance to the beginning balance shown on the company’s balance sheet.

The cash flow statement consists of three parts: cash flows provided by (used in) operating activities, cash flows provided by (used in) investing activities, and cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities.

3M Co., consolidated cash flow statement

US$ in millions

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12 months ended Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Net income including noncontrolling interest
Depreciation and amortization
Company pension and postretirement contributions
Company pension and postretirement expense
Stock-based compensation expense
Gain on sale of businesses
Deferred income taxes
Loss on deconsolidation of Venezuelan subsidiary
Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation
Accounts receivable
Inventories
Accounts payable
Accrued income taxes, current and long-term
Changes in assets and liabilities
Other, net
Adjustments to reconcile net income including noncontrolling interest to net cash provided by operating activities
Net cash provided by operating activities
Purchases of property, plant and equipment (PP&E)
Proceeds from sale of PP&E and other assets
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired
Purchases of marketable securities and investments
Proceeds from maturities and sale of marketable securities and investments
Proceeds from sale of businesses, net of cash sold
Other, net
Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities
Change in short-term debt, net
Repayment of debt, maturities greater than 90 days
Proceeds from debt, maturities greater than 90 days
Purchases of treasury stock
Proceeds from issuance of treasury stock pursuant to stock option and benefit plans
Dividends paid to shareholders
Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation
Other, net
Net cash used in financing activities
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year
Cash and cash equivalents at end of year

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-11).

Cash flow statement item Description The company
Net cash provided by operating activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) from operating activities, excluding discontinued operations. Operating activity cash flows include transactions, adjustments, and changes in value not defined as investing or financing activities. 3M Co.’s net cash provided by operating activities increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) of investing activities, excluding discontinued operations. Investing activity cash flows include making and collecting loans and acquiring and disposing of debt or equity instruments and property, plant, and equipment and other productive assets. 3M Co.’s net cash (used in) provided by investing activities increased from 2017 to 2018 but then decreased significantly from 2018 to 2019.
Net cash used in financing activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) of financing activities, excluding discontinued operations. Financing activity cash flows include obtaining resources from owners and providing them with a return on, and a return of, their investment; borrowing money and repaying amounts borrowed, or settling the obligation; and obtaining and paying for other resources obtained from creditors on long-term credit. 3M Co.’s net cash used in financing activities decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.