Equity Lifestyle Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:ELS)

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$91.29 $1.12 (1.21%) ELS stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Equity Lifestyle cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 Equity Lifestyle profits and Equity Lifestyle debt. Equity Lifestyle saw a cash impact of $-8.7M from the buyback of ELS shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Equity Lifestyle stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Equity Lifestyle saw a outflow of $-310.94M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow126.28M131.57M125.98M123.03M116.85M155.48M124.19M85.75M74.45M72.54M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities39.82M43.48M63.96M25.38M19.93M14.81M12.44M19.82M27.95M3.65M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net8M-8.84M12.42M-1.14M-7.34M-8.3M-3.49M-2.89M-8.28M19.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-295.94M-109.56M-121.48M-146.49M-27.08M-91.9M-598.57M-100.89M-33.97M-36.49M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-15M-109.25M-18.61M-10.76M5.34M-103.27M1.96M-0.78M3.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-8.7M62.32M1.69M-0.54M-5.8M-66.9M347.85M-149.86M4.1M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities79.83M-54.68M-60.98M-9.03M-74.99M-9.31M324.34M-135.04M-22.97M6.6M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings30M--------92.99M-10M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-163.77M-140.05M-122.07M-102.34M-62.54M-89.48M-72.42M-58.6M-48.1M-38.84M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-36.16M-26.03M-44.26M-30.64M-52.85M-17.5M-15.76M-3.33M-1.6M-3.12M
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 Year56.34M80.25M73.71M58.42M37.12M70.46M12.65M145.12M45.31M5.78M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End31.08M56.34M80.25M73.71M58.42M37.14M70.46M12.65M145.12M45.31M
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 three main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Equity Lifestyle is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Equity Lifestyle stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $384.49M for ELS.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-310.94M for ELS 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 $-98.79M for Equity Lifestyle. 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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