Frontier Communications Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:FTR)

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$14.35 $0.01 (0.07%) FTR stock closing price Aug 16, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Frontier Communications needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows Frontier Communications profits, the balance sheet shows Frontier Communications debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Frontier Communications stock analysis shows negative net income cash flow of $-737M for 2017-Q2. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   Frontier Communications had an inflow of $529M from operating activities, $242M spend due to financing activities, and $241M spend due to investing activities for 2017-Q2. View details of Frontier Communications cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Frontier Communications Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.82B588M2.08B1.51B919M337M1.51B1.2B676M341M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-186M-234M44M-186M44M-118M116M6M-236M-67M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-66M21M-82M-76M-119M-95M-130M-147M255M26M
Frontier Communications Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-489M-246M-1.4B-1.06B-645M-259M-863M-626M-386M-180M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---9.87B-9.89B-9.89B--17M-17M-16M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--8M---22M---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities5M3M5M8.44B8.45B92M-8.46B-8.46B-1.86B-9M
Frontier Communications Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares------2.67B2.67B2.67B-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-181M-48M1.49B1.51B1.56B-24M6.31B6.33B-247M-126M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-279M-178M-707M-531M-353M-177M-576M-400M-211M-105M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-20M-12M-45M-37M-6M-6M-119M-119M-2M-2M
Frontier Communications Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Frontier Communications Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year9.38B682M880.03M1.33B326.09M251.26M358.69M163.62M226.46M1.04B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End387M341M522M331M683M500M936M1.01B1.25B509M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Frontier Communications stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Frontier Communications stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Frontier Communications saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-181M in 2017-Q1 to $-135M in 2017-Q2. Apart from the Frontier Communications stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Frontier Communications increased its cash from operating activities to $529M in 2017-Q2. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-484M 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-480M for Frontier Communications. 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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