FORTIS INC Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:FTS)

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$33.35 $0.53 (1.61%) FTS stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The FORTIS INC cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. Financials statements like the FORTIS INC income statement and FORTIS INC balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in FORTIS INC stock analysis. FORTIS INC had a positive net income cash flow of $867.82M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for FORTIS INC is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201720162015
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow888.65M718.95M664.76M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-22.37M3.77M-37.58M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net391.87M161.61M25.05M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.17B-1.41B-946.64M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--3.66B-29.75M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-168.16M-141.97M-94.74M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares382.61M-171.43M-28.97M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.26B2.87B313.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-969.64M366.27M-371.14M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-323.21M-238.64M-181.65M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-87.16M987.8M-2.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-9.25M-12.08M41.49M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year207.5M182.75M180.09M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End252.24M203.14M189.48M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While FORTIS INC stock price history provides the price history of a stock, FORTIS INC 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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that FORTIS INC is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - FORTIS INC 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 $2.13B for FTS.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-2.33B for FTS 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 $261.5M for FORTIS INC.

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