SunTrust Banks Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:STI)

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$55.03 $0.07 (0.13%) STI stock closing price Mar 29, 2017 (Closing)

The SunTrust Banks cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about SunTrust Banks profits and SunTrust Banks debt. SunTrust Banks cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  SunTrust Banks had cash and cash equivalents of $5.6B at the beginning of the quarter and $6.42B at quarter end for 2016-Q4.   SunTrust Banks saw a outflow of $4.15B from investing activities for 2016-Q4. View details of SunTrust Banks cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3
SunTrust Banks Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow725M533M349M171M786M596M404M201M693M504M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-3.98B-2.96B-1.6B-991M534M-195M-663M-903M-4.1B-1.34B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net682M428M287M120M233M148M105M61M439M6M
SunTrust Banks Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-283M-188M-66M-24M-186M-74M-36M-33M-147M-96M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-211M-23M-23M-23M-30M-30M-30M-10M182M182M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.31B-1.34B-1.12B49M-1.49B-532M-631M87M-3.8B-3.35B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-7.36B-5.46B-5.46B-3.46B-3.61B17M1.01B645M-5.51B-4.5B
SunTrust Banks Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-805M-575M-340M-175M-642M-433M-260M-93M54M-336M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities3.47B3.48B3.86B86M-4.33B-4.43B-2.79B-14M2.52B2.51B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings37M272M230M317M-4.56B-5.24B-3.07B-4.6B447M1.63B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-564M-412M-274M-130M-539M-393M-261M-115M-409M-294M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities10.52B8.97B2.88B2.34B9.26B5.8B4.37B3.86B10.81B6.75B
SunTrust Banks Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
SunTrust Banks Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.6B8.23B5.26B8.26B4.51B5.38B7B6.64B5.64B5.31B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.42B9.74B5.27B4.33B5.6B4.92B7.29B7.74B8.23B8.33B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While SunTrust Banks stock price history provides the price history of a stock, SunTrust Banks stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • SunTrust Banks has cash of $6.42B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the SunTrust Banks stock price.
  • SunTrust Banks decreased its cash from operating activities to $99M in 2016-Q4. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-11.16B for STI stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $12.66B for SunTrust Banks. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.