Alon USA Energy Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:ALJ)

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$13.32 $0.08 (0.6%) ALJ stock closing price Jun 30, 2017 (Closing)

The Alon USA Energy cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the Alon USA Energy 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 Alon USA Energy 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Alon USA Energy stock analysis. Alon USA Energy generated $82.48M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q1. ALJ decrease in investments stood at a value of $-13.23M for the latest quarter 2017 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow39.11M155.46M111.02M76.78M37.37M136.36M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities33.54M-33.24M-9.32M-12.03M-19.31M-35.44M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations------
Other Adjustments Net-0.45M17.13M-19.91M-20.07M-11.34M42.76M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-14.41M-86.53M-77.37M-61.5M-40.05M-136.54M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--7.59M-7.93M-7.93M-7.93M-11.19M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments------15.16M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1.17M----2.88M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-14.1M18.58M-12.31M-8.21M-4.1M-1.61M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--55M----5M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-12.06M-47.18M-34.76M-22.32M-11.58M-78.27M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities6.74M20.38M145.3M82.72M51.31M37.99M
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 Year116.29M157.06M71.68M40.43M18.45M68.61M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End186.12M136.3M264.8M205.85M193.38M234.12M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Alon USA Energy stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Alon USA Energy 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: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Alon USA Energy is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Alon USA Energy stock price movement.
  • Alon USA Energy increased its cash from operating activities to $82.48M till 2017 Q1. 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.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-13.23M for ALJ stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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 $-19.41M for Alon USA Energy.

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