Brookfield Renewable Energy Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BEP)

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$31.04 $0.03 (0.1%) BEP stock closing price Aug 13, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Brookfield Renewable Energy from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Brookfield Renewable Energy profits, the balance sheet shows Brookfield Renewable Energy debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. 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 Brookfield Renewable Energy stock analysis. Brookfield Renewable Energy generated $928M cash from operating activities in 2017. Brookfield Renewable Energy had an inflow of $928M from operating activities, $-27M spend due to financing activities, and $-328M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow782M781M616M548M535M483M468M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-20M-126M-80M-20M1M-22M-12M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-------
Other Adjustments Net115M-63M-51M-31M-5M32M344M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment12M-118M67M-1.95B-320M-743M-212M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-234M-2.89B-663M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-77M-60M-18M-25M--362M-764M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-29M-127M-9M-66M-88M407M-114M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares598M792M118M285M337M248M186M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities267M1.5B89M1.07B-330M53M665M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-642M-666M-492M-668M-535M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-250M1.08B252M610M265M34M-42M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash3M10M-19M-15M-9M-8M11M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year223M63M150M203M137M267M188M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End799M223M63M150M203M294M267M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Brookfield Renewable Energy stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Brookfield Renewable Energy stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Brookfield Renewable Energy had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $576M for the latest year 2017. 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 Brookfield Renewable Energy 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: Brookfield Renewable Energy reported a positive operating cash flow of $928M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Brookfield Renewable Energy used $-328M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-27M for Brookfield Renewable Energy. 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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