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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL)


Statement of Cash Flows

Difficulty: Beginner

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 statement of financial position.

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 Statement of Cash Flows

USD $ in millions

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12 months ended Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Net income including noncontrolling interests hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Depreciation and amortization hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Restructuring and termination benefits, net of cash hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Venezuela remeasurement charges hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Charge for a foreign tax matter hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stock-based compensation expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Gain on sale of land in Mexico hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Gain on sale of South Pacific laundry detergent business hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Charge for Venezuela accounting change hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Charge for U.S. tax reform hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Deferred income taxes hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Voluntary benefit plan contributions hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Receivables hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Inventories hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable and other accruals hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other non-current assets and liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash effects of changes in assets and liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Adjustments to reconcile net income including noncontrolling interests to net cash provided by operations hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash provided by operations hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Capital expenditures hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Sale of property and non-core product lines hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchases of marketable securities and investments hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from sale of marketable securities and investments hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from sale of land in Mexico hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from sale of South Pacific laundry detergent business hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Payment for acquisitions, net of cash acquired hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Reduction in cash due to Venezuela accounting change hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash used in investing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Principal payments on debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from issuance of debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Dividends paid hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchases of treasury shares hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from exercise of stock options hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash used in financing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Effect of exchange rate changes on Cash and cash equivalents hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net increase (decrease) in Cash and cash equivalents hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash and cash equivalents at end of year hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-19).

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 declined from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly increased from 2017 to 2018.
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 increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.
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 declined from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.