Westpac Banking Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WBK)

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$26 $0.11 (0.42%) WBK stock closing price Feb 17, 2017 (Closing)

The Westpac Banking cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the Westpac Banking 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 Westpac Banking 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 Westpac Banking cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Westpac Banking compared to various industry peers like TD stock and MTU stock. WBK increase in investments stood at a negative value of $-5.33B for the latest 2016. View details of Westpac Banking cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Westpac Banking Net Income Cash Flow
5.49B6.35B29.6B6.86B------
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow889.45M1.31B-900.47M------
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities725.99M-17.79B8.36B15.69B------
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-3.06B9.71B-11.83B2.03B19.03B-12.34B421.15M15.22B-9.74B-1.03B
Westpac Banking Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
4.05B-425.58M26.13B25.48B19.03B-12.34B421.15M15.22B-9.74B-1.03B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-360.05M-513.68M-7.13B-295.84M-252.2M-397.52M-299.66M-195M-118.89M-114.06M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-76.57M509.75M-------60.8M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.38B-14.22B-11.46B-6.73B-5.28B-5.27B-8.89B1.57B-327.64M-1.28B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-520.56M-495.59M5.16B-735.12M-22.97B-16.93B-21.64B-24.83B-25.61B-47.2B
Westpac Banking Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-5.33B-14.72B-13.43B-7.76B-28.5B-22.6B-30.83B-23.45B-26.11B-48.6B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.93B-129.79M1.63B-60.76M-5.14M72.93M-5.39M-24.92M-33.58M-80.09M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities5.42B7.13B--13.95B1.54B-1.44B-1.1B-712.57M6.53B1.8B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---5.38B-284.88M-10.25B----23.41B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.98B-3.41B--5.01B-4.17B-3.93B-2.53B-571.08M-1.77B-1.32B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Westpac Banking Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
3.37B4.34B-889.68M-20.21B6.11B46.03B31.6B7.14B38.14B48.98B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-427.05M2.17B1.14B1.67B-479.7M1.02B-116.08M-41.78M36.3M-74.42M
Westpac Banking Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
1.65B-8.65B12.95B-820.78M-3.84B12.11B1.07B-1.13B2.33B-719.2M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year10.88B20.26B10.77B12.47B16.74B4.59B2.94B3.53B2.04B2.53B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End12.53B11.62B23.72B11.65B12.89B16.7B4.02B2.4B4.36B1.81B
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 Westpac Banking stock price history and Westpac Banking stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Westpac Banking had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.65B for the latest year 2016. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Westpac Banking stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Westpac Banking gained $4.47B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $4.05B for WBK in last year report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Westpac Banking spent $969.72M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.
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