Essex Property Trust Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:ESS)

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$225.44 $4.23 (1.84%) ESS stock closing price Feb 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Essex Property Trust from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Essex Property Trust 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 Essex Property Trust 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. Essex Property Trust saw a cash impact of $-56.23M from the buyback of ESS shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Essex Property Trust stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Essex Property Trust had an inflow of $712.52M from operating activities, $-255.87M spend due to financing activities, and $-421.41M outflow due to investing activities for 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow412.23M421.67M336.59M198.33M175.37M157.46M125.9M119.86M113.86M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.12M-7.47M41.24M-1.49M4.51M4M4.05M-4.99M-5.94M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-137M-45.02M-19.29M-63.91M-51.97M-2.41M-5.21M4.97M7.97M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment---------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-285.05M-485.07M-557.28M-397.51M-499.21M-184M-434.15M-247.7M-263.65M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-136.35M-240.47M-589.87M-56.18M-312.92M-241.78M-76.71M28.74M-21.36M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-56.23M358.67M543.8M143.32M360.36M298.32M256.22M74.75M110.64M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities247.26M148.5M279.38M218.16M374.53M79.54M326.17M92.5M165.14M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-411.13M-380.69M-260.57M-180.66M-156.25M-138.62M-123.62M-139.21M-133.7M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-35.77M-18.27M-42.01M-32.21M-28.29M-30.9M-130.33M-3.93M-6.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-4M140.35M------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year29.68M25.61M18.49M18.6M12.88M13.75M20.66M41.9M9.95M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End64.92M29.68M25.28M18.49M18.6M12.88M13.75M20.66M41.9M
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 Essex Property Trust stock price history and Essex Property Trust 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 Essex Property Trust is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Essex Property Trust stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Essex Property Trust reported a positive operating cash flow of $712.52M for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. 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 $-421.41M for ESS in last 2016 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Essex Property Trust and its owners and creditors and was $-255.87M for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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