Western Alliance Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WAL)

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$47.32 $0.19 (0.4%) WAL stock closing price Mar 23, 2017 (Closing)

The Western Alliance cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the Western Alliance debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Western Alliance revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Western Alliance cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Western Alliance compared to various industry peers like EWBC stock and PACW stock. WAL increase in investments stood at a negative value of $-1.37B for the latest 2015. View details of Western Alliance cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Western Alliance Net Income Cash Flow
194.24M147.95M114.52M72.83M31.49M-7.19M-151.4M-236.46M32.87M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.37M-2.3M6.1M23.79M18.96M20.4M66.82M151.71M12.78M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities4.23M23.22M52.11M-39.53M5.89M-113.01M-0.93M-58.43M-17.77M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net11.96M-5.58M-7.69M54.87M86.12M100.11M160.27M224.18M26.87M
Western Alliance Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
212.81M163.28M165.04M111.96M142.47M0.3M74.75M81M54.75M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-10.85M11.99M-18.87M-8.55M1.08M1.42M4.95M-6.79M-35.87M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires342.42M-21.2M51.2M----47.49M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.72B-1.37B-1.18B271.25M-210.9M-406.15M-289.66M-9.69M-538.19M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities16.98M-31.43M5.46M-850.42M-602.61M-305.55M-83.52M-504.26M-
Western Alliance Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-1.37B-1.39B-1.17B-536.51M-812.42M-710.28M-368.24M-520.75M-526.57M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-40.27M-48.46M4.59M2.8M0.94M47.93M191.34M221.24M-15.82M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-108.82M33.9M59.27M-204.59M294.21M-127.36M-703.98M137.66M579.28M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------15.11M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-0.75M-1.38M-1.41M-3.79M-7.03M-7M-6.83M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Western Alliance Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
1.21B1.08B1.11B474.18M608.2M529.9M550.36M464.07M322.56M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---------
Western Alliance Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
60.24M-141.11M100.88M49.63M-61.75M-180.08M256.87M24.32M-149.25M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year164.39M305.51M204.62M154.99M216.74M396.83M139.95M115.62M264.88M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End224.64M164.39M305.51M204.62M154.99M216.74M396.83M139.95M115.62M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Western Alliance stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Western Alliance 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:
  • Western Alliance has cash of $224.64M 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 Western Alliance stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Western Alliance reported a positive operating cash flow of $212.81M for 2015 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Western Alliance generated $19.57M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $1.21B for Western Alliance.
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