Western Alliance Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WAL)

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$48.22 $0.3 (0.63%) WAL stock closing price Jan 20, 2017 (Closing)

The Western Alliance cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Western Alliance profits and Western Alliance debt. Western Alliance stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $189.99M for 2016-Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   WAL decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-2.57B for the latest 2016-Q3. View details of Western Alliance cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2
Western Alliance Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow-1.02M0.42M0.83M2.37M1.65M4.2M2.59M-2.3M-3.2M-1.88M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities7.29M-21.92M2.47M4.23M-0.04M-7.57M19.48M23.22M5.87M-1.58M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net18.21M13.68M6.67M11.96M1.98M5.41M-1.15M-5.58M-3.07M-2.63M
Western Alliance Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.32M-6.59M-3.08M-10.85M-11.86M-3.88M-2.23M11.99M-10.5M-5.49M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.27B-1.27B-342.42M342.42M342.42M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.27B-589.58M-147.78M-1.72B-1.32B-436.53M-336.84M-1.37B-981.99M-594.05M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-15.92M-12.96M-4.64M16.98M12.86M2.49M-7.94M-31.43M2.24M-2.21M
Western Alliance Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares56.54M56.3M0.3M-40.27M1.73M1.53M0.79M-48.46M5.33M4.6M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities25.48M19.8M-151.84M-108.82M56.24M-127.57M-122.66M33.9M-9.5M-3M
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
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities2.4B2.16B1.04B1.36B943.17M738.95M735.95M1.1B841.61M614.1M
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 End356.08M696.24M1.03B224.64M325.41M758.33M492.4M164.39M258.77M379.28M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Western Alliance stock price history and Western Alliance stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Western Alliance has cash of $356.08M 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.
  • Western Alliance increased its cash from operating activities to $99.35M in 2016-Q3. 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 $-2.57B 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $2.49B for Western Alliance. 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.

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