Covanta Holding Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:CVA)

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$15 $0.1 (0.67%) CVA stock closing price Mar 19, 2018 (Closing)

The Covanta Holding cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Covanta Holding profits and Covanta Holding debt. Covanta Holding stock analysis shows negative net income cash flow of $-74M till 2017 Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Covanta Holding saw a outflow of $-235M from investing activities till 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow160M107M54M214M160M107M53M206M154M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities--16M15M65M10M3M17M6M-2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net28M24M-7M7M-12M14M-2M-32M11M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-218M-152M-62M-250M-175M-184M-86M-376M-267M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-16M-16M-16M-9M-9M-9M-9M-72M-70M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1M2M1M5M6M2M---64M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares71M60M-139M119M57M17M56M85M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-37M-26M422M-59M-22M-12M-9M83M106M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings130M132M43M-5M35M145M81M203M146M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-98M-65M-33M-131M-98M-65M-33M-133M-100M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities4M--6M16M14M18M16M-1M-6M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash4M3M1M-1M2M2M-4M-4M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year96M91M200M246M234M140M433.68M192.39M149.4M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End37M48M444M84M113M108M106M96M71M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Covanta Holding stock price history and Covanta Holding stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Covanta Holding had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-47M in the latest quarter 2017 Q3. 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 Covanta Holding 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.
  • Covanta Holding increased its cash from operating activities to $114M till 2017 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-235M for CVA stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • 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. Covanta Holding earned $70M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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