Foster Wheeler Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:FWLT)

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$27.52 $0.87 (3.06%) FWLT stock closing price Dec 03, 2014 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Foster Wheeler from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Foster Wheeler profits one has to check the income statement and for Foster Wheeler debt one has to check the balance sheet. Foster Wheeler had cash and cash equivalents of $582.32M at beginning of the year and $556.19M at year end for 2013. Foster Wheeler cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Foster Wheeler had an inflow of $192.02M from operating activities, $-158.58M spend due to financing activities, and $-58.63M outflow due to investing activities for 2013.

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Net Income Cash Flow
101.1M149.89M176.72M230.7M361.35M526.62M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow57.57M66.53M49.45M54.15M45.75M44.79M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-65.38M-169.44M-62.98M-130.72M-169.12M-154.32M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-0.38M-----
Other Adjustments Net99.11M46.32M22.54M24.53M52.62M11.83M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
192.02M93.3M185.74M178.66M290.61M428.92M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-27.72M-34.56M-25.92M-18.19M-44.5M-103.13M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-3.52M-69.67M-29.37M-4.19M-32.61M-14.85M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-11.53M5.45M-1.54M3.25M1.75M-7.79M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-15.85M-18.6M-18.64M6.01M-11.89M-2.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-58.63M-117.39M-75.48M-13.11M-87.26M-128.58M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-130.97M-90.16M-397.48M-73.43M3.31M-482.38M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-14.85M-13.01M-12.53M-11.55M1.1M22.19M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----2.98M-0.73M3.65M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-12.6M-18.3M-11.37M-8.03M-2.17M-9.62M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.15M-4.09M--4.48M-0.06M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-158.58M-125.57M-421.3M-100.49M1.45M-466.1M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.93M13.94M-28.06M-5.05M19.18M-109.61M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-26.13M-135.72M-339.11M60M223.99M-275.38M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year582.32M718.04M1.06B997.15M773.16M1.05B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End556.19M582.32M718.04M1.06B997.15M773.16M
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 Foster Wheeler stock price history and Foster Wheeler stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Foster Wheeler has cash of $556.19M 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 Foster Wheeler stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Foster Wheeler reported a positive operating cash flow of $192.02M for 2013 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 $-58.63M for FWLT in last 2013 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Foster Wheeler and its owners and creditors and was $-158.58M for 2013. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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