CMS Energy Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CMS)

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The financial analysis of CMS requires an investor to check the cash flows for CMS Energy. Financials statements like the CMS Energy income statement and CMS Energy balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. CMS Energy had cash and cash equivalents of $257M at beginning of the year and $204M at year end for 2017. CMS Energy cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. CMS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-1.87B for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow881M811M750M685M628M598M546M616M612M625M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-174M7M222M-32M-2M-156M94M-33M-7M-328M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net536M258M143M315M341M415M112M33M3M-38M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.67B-1.67B-1.56B-1.58B-1.33B-1.23B-882M-821M-811M-789M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---154M-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-203M-243M-326M-333M-207M-123M-176M-182M-124M-50M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares83M72M43M43M29M30M29M-229M5M8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities654M299M339M627M249M88M-62M499M41M240M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-228M249M403M123M185M175M98M109M79M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-377M-347M-322M-295M-273M-252M-211M-162M-125M-95M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-22M-18M-----53M-15M-35M-8M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash------2M-1M5M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year257M288M207M172M93M161M247M90M207M348M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End204M257M266M207M172M93M161M247M90M213M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While CMS Energy stock price history provides the price history of a stock, CMS 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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that CMS 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 - CMS Energy stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $1.71B for CMS Energy in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.87B for CMS 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. CMS Energy earned $110M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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