Enerplus Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:ERF)

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$10.24 $0.23 (2.2%) ERF stock closing price Feb 21, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Enerplus from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Enerplus profits and Enerplus debt. Enerplus cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Enerplus had cash and cash equivalents of $5.66M at the beginning of the quarter and $278.5M at quarter end for 2017 Q3. ERF increase in investments stood at a value of $77.04M for the latest quarter 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-Flow147.7M93.22M45.77M248.43M204.04M135.18M66.58M398.2M307.49M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities18.68M-2.85M7.96M11.38M33.86M13.23M---
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-71.38M-75.03M-14.72M-324.1M284.08M219.23M110.85M1.16B677.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-234.62M-127.04M-93.63M251.95M92.5M143.62M102.73M-173.02M-156.51M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities311.67M295.39M21.86M-333.43M-48.39M-41.92M-30.7M-37.28M-39.71M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---166.45M169.07M171.01M-2.51M2.45M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-23.2M-21.62M--253.29M-257.28M-260.23M-164.77M-46.99M-37.47M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-18.56M-17.3M-14.52M-42.29M-60.77M-61.46M51.64M5.19M25.72M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-17.36M-10.78M-5.47M-26.76M-21.65M-16.3M-10.54M-103.39M-83.56M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----2.86M-2.9M-2.94M-3M-9.65M-6.26M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-12.32M-1.44M-2.69M-0.31M-1.02M-1.56M-0.72M2.3M-1.41M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.66M1.59M2.7M5.05M5.63M8.47M71.42M6.09M1.6M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End278.5M286.36M3.14M-57.53M38.15M-5.87M2.23M
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 Enerplus stock price history and Enerplus stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Enerplus had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $277.5M 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 Enerplus 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Enerplus reported a positive operating cash flow of $271.91M till 2017 Q3 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 Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $77.04M for ERF till last quarter 2017 Q3 report.
  • 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. Enerplus spent $-59.13M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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