American Water Works Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AWK)

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$89.49 $0.53 (0.6%) AWK stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like American Water Works needs to disclose. While its important to look at the American Water Works 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 American Water Works 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. American Water Works saw a cash impact of $150M from the issuance of AWK shares. The cash flow statement helps in the American Water Works stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. AWK decrease in investments stood at a value of $-1.15B for the latest quarter 2018 Q2.

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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-Flow263M129M492M378M250M124M470M350M231M116M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-112M-48M53M-100M-75M-5M21M-20M-71M1M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net106M32M478M281M125M65M317M228M139M48M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-732M-358M-1.42B-1.01B-626M-283M-1.39B-923M-639M-300M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-377M-8M-177M-10M-9M-2M-204M-29M-24M-22M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-40M-20M-76M-5M-5M-3M3M-62M-2M-1M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares150M-41M-28M-33M-38M-44M-39M-43M-47M-52M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-104M4M465M1.05B14M-4M409M-18M-11M-11M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings746M278M55M-746M268M131M221M322M321M211M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-155M-74M-289M-215M-141M-67M-261M-194M-127M-61M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities1M-1M4M-1M2M-2M11M23M18M10M
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 Year83M99M45M23M26.96M24.43M14.2M13.11M22.25M9.54M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End97M82M83M93M64M78M75M46M52M66M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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American Water Works stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and American Water Works stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • American Water Works has cash of $97M 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 American Water Works stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. American Water Works gained $525M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.15B for AWK 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.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between American Water Works and its owners and creditors and was $638M till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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