Calpine Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:CPN)

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$15.25 $0.01 (0.07%) CPN stock closing price Mar 08, 2018 (Closing)

The Calpine cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Calpine profits and Calpine debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Calpine stock analysis. Calpine had a negative net income cash flow of $-321M till this quarter of 2017 Q4. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Calpine has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-134M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow921M691M510M265M910M672M459M226M757M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities71M123M-36M1M55M-166M-301M-133M-206M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net260M26M36M-120M-46M78M180M127M63M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-143M-248M-187M-91M-310M-337M-223M-133M-566M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-111M51M51M51M-1.68B-526M-526M-527M-296M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities73M2M85M27M67M22M73M49M21M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----1M----521M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-822M-582M-298M-237M469M-137M-109M-69M732M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-62M-22M-21M-19M-69M-34M-26M-8M-44M
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 Year906M717M941M1.28B1.25B1.33B989M1.66B1.92B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End284M426M294M243M418M561M215M244M906M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Calpine stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Calpine stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Calpine has cash of $284M 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 Calpine stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Calpine reported a positive operating cash flow of $931M till 2017 Q4 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-181M for CPN 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. Calpine spent $-884M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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