Western Alliance Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WAL)

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$37.85 $0.16 (0.42%) WAL stock closing price Oct 21, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Western Alliance from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Western Alliance profits and Western Alliance debt. 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 CYN stock and PACW stock. Western Alliance has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $471.6M. View details of Western Alliance cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2 2014-Q1
Western Alliance Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow0.42M0.83M2.37M1.65M4.2M2.59M-2.3M-3.2M-1.88M0.78M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-21.92M2.47M4.23M-0.04M-7.57M19.48M23.22M5.87M-1.58M9.82M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net13.68M6.67M11.96M1.98M5.41M-1.15M-5.58M-3.07M-2.63M-1.72M
Western Alliance Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.59M-3.08M-10.85M-11.86M-3.88M-2.23M11.99M-10.5M-5.49M-1.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.27B-342.42M342.42M342.42M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-589.58M-147.78M-1.72B-1.32B-436.53M-336.84M-1.37B-981.99M-594.05M-290.79M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-12.96M-4.64M16.98M12.86M2.49M-7.94M-31.43M2.24M-2.21M2.98M
Western Alliance Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares56.3M0.3M-40.27M1.73M1.53M0.79M-48.46M5.33M4.6M0.7M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities19.8M-151.84M-108.82M56.24M-127.57M-122.66M33.9M-9.5M-3M98.05M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---0.75M-0.59M-0.42M-0.17M-1.38M-1.05M-0.7M-0.35M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities2.16B1.04B1.36B943.17M738.95M735.95M1.1B841.61M614.1M310.93M
Western Alliance Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Western Alliance Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year164.39M305.51M204.62M154.99M216.74M396.83M139.95M115.62M264.88M174.33M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End696.24M1.03B224.64M325.41M758.33M492.4M164.39M258.77M379.28M465.92M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Western Alliance stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Western Alliance stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Western Alliance cash grew QoQ to $122.94M, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Western Alliance stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Western Alliance reported a positive operating cash flow of $115.13M for 2016-Q2 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-1.88B for WAL 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 shows the flow of cash between Western Alliance and its owners and creditors and was $2.24B for 2016-Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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