Companhia Paranaense Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:ELP)

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$5.19 $0.03 (0.58%) ELP stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

The Companhia Paranaense cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the Companhia Paranaense debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Companhia Paranaense revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Companhia Paranaense saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of ELP shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Companhia Paranaense stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. ELP decrease in investments stood at a value of $-495.22M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow242.52M216.66M215.7M269.17M281.15M283.44M332.28M310.04M199.02M222.31M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities91.96M-319.07M67.89M--557.15M-286.74M-754.84M-453M-156.68M-49.53M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-374.91M196.81M-266.75M-373.54M386.08M347.54M405.16M278.54M91.49M58.22M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-377.56M-368.24M-229.75M-382.25M-195.86M-450.76M-493.72M-201.77M-483.36M-354.44M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments87.61M-122.09M-146.89M-44.27M-142.35M-82.23M-49.14M-105.09M1.7M-27.81M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-205.27M-229.57M-219.19M-668.51M-530.63M-383.53M-435.7M-339.4M18.22M-21M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities362.17M259.33M917.4M-577.55M556.87M--73.32M-98.07M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----94.61M-490.43M315.46M--28.78M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-158.6M-105.77M-93.89M--275.72M-115.67M-240.94M-113.51M-210.19M-149.84M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---404.78M200.74M-19.41M-19.49M-408.15M-110.59M-114.95M-
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 Year307.58M424.52M225.97M744.19M680.14M540.08M1.08B867.07M921.84M858.26M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End325.75M281.56M452.08M-427.94M811.77M763.51M630.2M1.02B862.15M1.01B
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 Companhia Paranaense stock price history and Companhia Paranaense stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Companhia Paranaense is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Companhia Paranaense stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Companhia Paranaense reported a positive operating cash flow of $309.81M for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-495.22M for ELP 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 $203.57M for Companhia Paranaense. 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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