Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net
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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL)

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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 flows 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.

Colgate-Palmolive Co., consolidated cash flow statement

US$ in millions

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12 months ended: Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Net income including noncontrolling interests
Depreciation and amortization
Restructuring and termination benefits, net of cash
Stock-based compensation expense
Loss on early extinguishment of debt
Gain on sale of land in Mexico
Charge for U.S. tax reform
Deferred income taxes
Voluntary benefit plan contributions
Receivables
Inventories
Accounts payable and other accruals
Other non-current assets and liabilities
Cash effects of changes in assets and liabilities
Adjustments to reconcile net income including noncontrolling interests to net cash provided by operations
Net cash provided by operations
Capital expenditures
Purchases of marketable securities and investments
Proceeds from sale of marketable securities and investments
Proceeds from sale of land in Mexico
Payment for acquisitions, net of cash acquired
Other
Net cash used in investing activities
Short-term borrowing (repayment) less than 90 days, net
Principal payments on debt
Proceeds from issuance of debt
Dividends paid
Purchases of treasury shares
Proceeds from exercise of stock options
Purchases of non-controlling interests in subsidiaries
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: 2021-02-18), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).

Cash flow statement item Description The company
Net cash provided by operations 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. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s net cash provided by operations increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Net cash used in 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. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s net cash used in investing activities decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.
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. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s net cash used in financing activities increased from 2018 to 2019 but then decreased significantly from 2019 to 2020.