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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)


Cash Flow Statement

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 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.

United Parcel Service Inc., consolidated cash flow statement

US$ 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 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Depreciation and amortization hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Pension and postretirement benefit expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Pension and postretirement benefit contributions hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Settlement of postretirement benefit obligation hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Self-insurance reserves hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Deferred tax expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stock compensation expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other (gains) losses hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts receivable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accrued wages and withholdings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Changes in assets and liabilities, net of effects of business acquisitions hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash from operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash from operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Capital expenditures hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from disposals of property, plant and equipment hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchases of marketable securities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Sales and maturities of marketable securities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net (increase) decrease in finance receivables hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash paid for business acquisitions, net of cash and cash equivalents acquired hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other investing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash used in investing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net change in short-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from long-term borrowings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Repayments of long-term borrowings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchases of common stock hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Issuances of common stock hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Dividends hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other financing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash from (used in) financing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, beginning of period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, end of period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27).

Cash flow statement item Description The company
Net cash from 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. United Parcel Service Inc.’s net cash from operating activities declined from 2016 to 2017 but then increased from 2017 to 2018 exceeding 2016 level.
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. United Parcel Service Inc.’s net cash used in investing activities declined from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Net cash from (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. United Parcel Service Inc.’s net cash from (used in) financing activities increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.