WW Grainger Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:GWW)

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$176.61 $1.02 (0.58%) GWW stock closing price Sep 22, 2017 (Closing)

The WW Grainger cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about WW Grainger profits and WW Grainger debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in WW Grainger stock analysis. WW Grainger had a positive net income cash flow of $289.81M for the latest quarter. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. WW Grainger had an inflow of $191.23M from operating activities, $121.28M spend due to financing activities, and $37.31M spend due to investing activities for 2017-Q2. View details of WW Grainger 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
WW Grainger Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow128.19M62.24M248.85M177.39M113.49M56.29M227.96M164.2M106.93M52.41M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-103.29M-64.9M20.5M-132.94M-178.91M-116.78M-92.98M-108.27M-212.46M-121.71M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net57.46M0.75M100.77M61.43M20.72M22.57M69.75M43.99M35.65M11.37M
WW Grainger Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-61.38M-30.46M-229.22M-165.53M-62.59M-37.98M-359.01M-240.84M-160.75M-92.15M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---0.15M-0.15M---464.43M-463.3M1.11M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-13.3M-7.06M-34.1M-19.29M-10.34M-7.19M-20.38M-15.68M-10.19M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.14M-1.22M-0.4M-0.59M-0.2M0.46M-0.2M-0.56M-0.04M
WW Grainger Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-286.49M-132.8M-755.64M-583.64M-386.45M-166.84M-1.34B-1.12B-407.04M-145.1M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities407.87M-2.31M253.73M258.94M263.3M-124.76M1.25B1.21B965.28M-1.86M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-257.5M35.66M38.44M34.05M19.08M215.61M301.21M159.26M-19.8M176.04M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-151.63M-72.11M-302.97M-221.13M-147.48M-72.63M-306.47M-230.94M-153.9M-73.39M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-16.71M-11.62M11.9M11.87M9.77M17.28M27.55M24.41M17.1M4.31M
WW Grainger Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash8.06M4.43M-2.17M10.75M14.78M12.76M-20.5M-20.98M-7.59M-7.22M
WW Grainger Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year290.13M226.64M430.64M452.06M335.49M313.45M459.87M396.29M113.43M348.47M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End275.06M238.8M274.14M285.98M315.99M279.9M290.13M258.15M819.78M243.42M
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 WW Grainger stock price history and WW Grainger stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • WW Grainger has cash of $275.06M 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 WW Grainger stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. WW Grainger gained $191.23M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $372.17M for GWW in last quarter report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-304.48M for WW Grainger. 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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