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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Cash And Cash Equivalents

: $651 Mil (As of Jun. 2023)
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Gold Fields's quarterly cash and cash equivalents increased from Jun. 2022 ($724.10 Mil) to Dec. 2022 ($769.40 Mil) but then stayed the same from Dec. 2022 ($769.40 Mil) to Jun. 2023 ($650.50 Mil).

Gold Fields's annual cash and cash equivalents declined from Dec. 2020 ($886.80 Mil) to Dec. 2021 ($524.70 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2021 ($524.70 Mil) to Dec. 2022 ($769.40 Mil).


Gold Fields Cash And Cash Equivalents Historical Data

The historical data trend for Gold Fields's Cash And Cash Equivalents can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Gold Fields Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Cash And Cash Equivalents
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 219.70 515.00 886.80 524.70 769.40

Gold Fields Semi-Annual Data
Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21 Jun22 Dec22 Jun23
Cash And Cash Equivalents Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 703.50 524.70 724.10 769.40 650.50

Gold Fields Cash And Cash Equivalents Calculation

Cash and cash equivalents are the most liquid assets on the balance sheet. Cash equivalents are assets that are readily convertible into cash, such as money market holdings, short-term government bonds or Treasury bills, marketable securities and commercial paper.


Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) Cash And Cash Equivalents Explanation

A high number means either:

1) The company has competitive advantage generating lots of cash

2) Just sold a business or bonds (not necessarily good)

A low stockpile of cash usually means poor to mediocre economics.

There are 3 ways to create large cash reserve.

1) Sell new bonds or equity to public

2) Sell business or asset

3) It has an ongoing business generating more cash than it burns (usually means durable competitive advantage)

When a company is suffering a short term problem, Buffett looks at cash or marketable securities to see whether it has the financial strength to ride it out.

Important: Lots of cash and marketable securities + little debt = good chance that the business will sail on through tough times.

Test to see what is creating cash by looking at past 7 yrs of balance sheets. This will reveal how the cash was created.


Be Aware

Depreciation estimates make the calculation of net income susceptible to management's accounting choices. These choices can be either overly aggressive or overly conservative.


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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Business Description

Address
150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg, GT, ZAF, 2196
Gold Fields Ltd is a producer of gold and is a holder of gold reserves and resources in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. In Peru, the company also produces copper. The company is primarily involved in underground and surface gold and surface copper mining and silver and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. It conducts underground and surface mining operations at St. Ives, underground-only operations at Agnew, Granny Smith and South Deep and surface-only open pit mining at Damang, Tarkwa and Cerro Corona. The company's revenues are derived from the sale of gold that it produces.