FORTIS INC Cash Flow - Quarterly (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 is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For FORTIS INC profits one has to check the income statement and for FORTIS INC debt one has to check the balance sheet. FORTIS INC cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. FORTIS INC had cash and cash equivalents of $253.43M at the beginning of the quarter and $152.68M at quarter end for 2018 Q2. FORTIS INC saw a outflow of $-1.14B from investing activities till 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow461.9M233.4M888.65M690.18M432.08M219.12M718.95M520.09M349.97M165.48M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-68.98M-48.26M-22.37M-86.97M-135.35M-129.2M3.77M75.94M32.59M23.32M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net83.7M-7.12M391.87M210.64M105.6M64.22M161.61M110.46M83.8M26.24M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.07B-518.23M-2.17B-1.57B-981.68M-504.74M-1.41B-1B-626.23M-290.87M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------3.66B-243.93M-246.76M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-70.52M-18.19M-168.16M-143.62M-104.11M-38.53M-141.97M-62.9M-38.8M-10.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-10.08M-0.79M382.61M401.34M351.02M376.28M-171.43M-165.69M-7.76M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities230.95M185.14M1.26B710.13M536.2M281.08M2.87B195.61M191.67M-29.16M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings17.83M-1.58M-969.64M-698.16M-567.44M-414.06M366.27M439.54M184.68M43.74M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-178.25M-91.77M-323.21M-245.75M-150.22M-74.04M-238.64M-165.69M-114.07M-56.13M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-15.5M-20.57M-87.16M-49.46M5.2M-12.08M987.8M-23.78M-10.86M-6.56M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash8.53M4.74M-9.25M-9.57M-2.23M-0.75M-12.08M-8.43M-12.41M-10.2M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year253.43M207.5M182.75M180.09M------
Cash & Equivalents at Year End152.68M263.46M252.24M201.07M171.79M225.16M203.14M230.89M229.69M169.12M
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 FORTIS INC stock price history and FORTIS INC stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • FORTIS INC has cash of $152.68M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the FORTIS INC stock price.
  • 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 $985.03M for FTS.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.14B for FTS stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $44.95M for FORTIS INC. 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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