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Operating Activities

All numbers in millions of US Dollars
2015 (09/30/15) 2014 (09/30/14) 2013 (09/30/13) 2012 (09/30/12) 2011 (09/30/11)
Income Before Extraordinary Items 53,394 39,510 37,037 Log in for more information
Extraordinary Items and Discontinued Operations 0 0 0
Depreciation and Amortization 11,257 7,946 6,757
Adjustments to Net Income 4,968 5,210 3,394
Accounts Receivable – Decrease (Increase) (3,124) (6,452) (1,949)
Inventory – Decrease (Increase) (238) (76) (973)
Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilites – Increase (Decrease) 5,400 5,938 2,340
Other Changes in Operation Activities 9,609 7,637 7,060


81,266 59,713 53,666

Investing Activities

All numbers in millions of US Dollars
2015 (09/30/15) 2014 (09/30/14) 2013 (09/30/13) 2012 (09/30/12) 2011 (09/30/11)
Sale of Investments 121,985 208,111 124,447 Log in for more information
Capital Expenditures 11,247 9,571 8,165
Other Cash Flow from Investing Activites (167,012) (221,119) (150,056)


(56,274) (22,579) (33,774)

Financing Activities

All numbers in millions of US Dollars
2015 (09/30/15) 2014 (09/30/14) 2013 (09/30/13) 2012 (09/30/12) 2011 (09/30/11)
Common and Preferred Stock – Net Sale (Net Purchase) (34,710) (44,270) (22,330) Log in for more information
Cash Dividends 11,561 11,126 10,564
Long-Term Debt – Net Issuance (Net Reduction) -- -- --
Other Cash Flow from Financing Activities 1,441 5,887 (381)


(17,716) (37,549) (16,379)

Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents

All numbers in millions of US Dollars
2015 (09/30/15) 2014 (09/30/14) 2013 (09/30/13) 2012 (09/30/12) 2011 (09/30/11)


7,276 (415) 3,513 Log in for more information
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