Frontier Communications Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:FTR)

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$7.63 $0.21 (2.68%) FTR stock closing price Jun 15, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of FTR requires an investor to check the cash flows for Frontier Communications. Financials statements like the Frontier Communications income statement and Frontier Communications balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Frontier Communications cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Frontier Communications compared to various industry peers like CNSL stock and CBEY stock. The cash from operating activities for Frontier Communications is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.97B2.08B1.51B1.14B1.17B1.27B1.4B893.71M476.39M561.8M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-119M44M116M75.58M-36.42M-93.69M-85.58M22.71M-9.65M-46.19M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-1.19B-82M-130M-77.35M247.07M226.04M97.48M150.02M152.8M41M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.08B-1.4B-863M-688.09M-634.68M-802.5M-824.83M-577.87M-255.96M-288.26M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--9.87B-17M-2.02B----82.56M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-8M22M38.63M------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities24M5M-8.46B-8.47M92.19M167.56M62.16M-113.51M-5.48M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--2.67B-------198.6M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-439M1.49B6.31B1.65B-972.45M531.38M22.6M-7.23M23.19M-13.76M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-480M-707M-576M-400.89M--399.39M-746.38M-529.38M-312.36M-318.43M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-23M-45M-119M-42.55M-427.17M-49.08M-11.39M-19.03M-3.94M11.47M
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 Year522M9.38B682M880.03M1.33B326.09M251.26M358.69M163.62M226.46M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End376M522M936M682.13M880.03M1.33B326.09M251.26M358.69M163.62M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Frontier Communications stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Frontier Communications stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Frontier Communications had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-146M for the latest year 2017. 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 Frontier Communications 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Frontier Communications gained $1.85B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.05B for FTR stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-942M for Frontier Communications.

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