Allete Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:ALE)

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$77.83 $0.19 (0.24%) ALE stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

The Allete cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Allete profits one has to check the income statement and for Allete debt one has to check the balance sheet. Allete stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $82.3M till 2018 Q2. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. The cash from operating activities for Allete is $ 2018 Q2, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow92.3M41.3M158.5M137.3M91.4M46.2M181.9M133.2M88.1M43.5M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities6.4M18.2M-6.8M-3.2M-18.1M-9.7M-11.5M-19.6M-28.7M-4.59M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net13.4M10.8M79M42.3M25.2M13.2M5.8M12.7M15.6M7.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-133.4M-88.1M-207.2M-129.1M-80.4M-36.6M-264.9M-119.3M-74.6M-42.4M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---18.5M-17.4M---5.9M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-6.5M-1.1M-6.3M-5.2M-4.3M-4.5M-1.4M-1.4M-1.4M-0.2M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1.4M-3M----4M-2.1M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares10.7M4.3M86M80.5M74.4M70.6M30.9M27M15.2M9M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities14.1M-1.9M-58.1M-52.1M-40.8M-26.3M-50M-48.5M-29.9M-26.6M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----1.3M-1.6M-1.6M-0.7M-0.9M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-57.4M-28.7M-108.7M-81.4M-54M-26.9M-102.7M-77M-51.2M-25.7M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.6M-0.2M-21.7M-25.6M-22.6M-22M-1.9M-6.8M-10.8M-6.4M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year110.1M27.5M97M145.8M97.3M80.8M101.1M44.9M25.7M102M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End132.8M115.9M98.9M104.4M84.2M81.8M27.5M107.2M91.9M97M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • Allete had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $22.7M in the latest quarter 2018 Q2. 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 Allete 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: Allete reported a positive operating cash flow of $194.4M till 2018 Q2 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow 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 stood at $-138.5M for ALE 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.
  • 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 $-33.2M for Allete.

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