Chesapeake Energy Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CHK)

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$4.25 $0.15 (3.41%) CHK stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Chesapeake Energy from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Chesapeake Energy profits, the balance sheet shows Chesapeake 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Chesapeake Energy cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Chesapeake Energy compared to various industry peers like WLL stock and VNOM stock. CHK decrease in investments stood at a value of $-1.19B for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow995M1.11B2.23B2.92B2.9B2.81B1.92B1.69B1.69B2.15B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-471M-732M-1.03B-392M-342M-1.22B594M569M23M58M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-732M3.82B14.67B55M1.16B1.84B1.63B1.08B8.44B2.31B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment998M712M-398M4.78B2.39B2.56B-513M-1.39B-3.12B-1.29B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------5.31B-6.95B-2.3B-8.48B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---10M222M71M1.61B101M-134M-40M-72M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.19B-1.37B-3.04B-4.55B-5.42B-9.15B-87M-31M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-------2.56B-3M2.6B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.01B952M-508M110M2.21B1.65B-2.36B347M-651M3.81B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings781M-----172M353M20M-249M330M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-191M--374M-405M-619M-616M-388M-281M-204M-183M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-17M-31M-184M-1.52B-2.68B1.22B2.55B533M771M-201M
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 Year882M825M4.11B837M287M351M102M307M1.75B1M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5M882M825M4.11B837M287M351M102M307M1.75B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Chesapeake Energy stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Chesapeake Energy stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Chesapeake Energy has cash of $5M 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 Chesapeake Energy stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Chesapeake Energy reported a positive operating cash flow of $745M 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: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-1.19B for CHK in last 2017 report.
  • 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 $-434M for Chesapeake Energy.

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