Encana Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:ECA)

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$11.01 $0.08 (0.72%) ECA stock closing price Feb 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Encana cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Encana profits and Encana debt. Encana saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of ECA shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Encana stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Encana saw a outflow of $-534M 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-Flow590M380M187M859M675M491M261M1.49B1.21B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-191M-289M-160M-187M-95M-35M59M262M186M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-774M-529M-352M897M509M764M216M5.1B4.39B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.29B-814M-399M-1.13B-779M-574M-359M-2.23B-1.99B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires660M37M-43M1.05B1.04B4M5M1.84B1.12B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities93M79M55M51M-49M-44M12M-271M-82M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---1.13B981M--1.09B975M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----1.05B-1.05B443M155M-1.93B-1.17B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-43M-29M-15M-51M-37M-24M-13M-152M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-61M-40M-16M-66M-49M-32M-15M-61M-48M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash12M4M1M5M8M9M9M-29M-24M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year271M338M2.57B3.18B800M629M4.28B354M553M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End889M395M523M834M766M293M222M271M352M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Encana is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Encana stock price movement.
  • Encana increased its cash from operating activities to $681M 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 $-534M for ECA 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-104M for Encana. 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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