Alliant Energy Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:LNT)

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$43.59 $0.15 (0.35%) LNT stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Alliant Energy from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Alliant Energy debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Alliant Energy revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Alliant Energy stock analysis. Alliant Energy generated $-65M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q2. Alliant Energy had an outflow of $-65M from operating activities, $221.6M inflow due to financing activities, and $-178.5M outflow due to 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-Flow247.4M120.4M483.5M342.7M222M107M406.8M308.7M204.6M102.5M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-543.6M-172.3M-155.3M-27.09M29.8M75.8M-149.5M-162.1M56.4M21.5M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net4.8M17.7M187.7M196.6M50.4M47.9M220.6M190.9M63.5M5.19M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-733.3M-355.5M-1.47B-1.05B-579.3M-291.5M-1.14B-743.6M-491M-239.2M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities554.8M270.3M-29.4M-22.9M-47.1M-12.1M-43.8M-28.2M-9.79M19.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares100.1M-149.6M143.2M137.3M-26.6M20.4M13.8M6.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities497M-545.4M---486.6M298.1M-1.8M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-207.7M62.1M171.1M281.2M164.5M58.7M84.3M78.5M127.8M53.6M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-154.8M-77.5M-288.3M-215.7M-143.1M-71.5M-266.5M-199.8M-133.2M-66.5M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-13M5.6M-45.2M-18.8M-35.2M-17.1M-1.7M-0.5M-15.1M-2.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year33.9M8.2M5.8M56.9M9.8M21.2M11.4M159.3M175.3M346.9M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End12M28.2M27.9M9.2M7.3M8.4M8.2M84.7M6.5M4.8M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Alliant Energy stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Alliant Energy 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:

  • Alliant Energy saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-21.9M till 2018 Q2. Apart from the Alliant Energy 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.
  • Alliant Energy decreased its cash from operating activities to $-65M till 2018 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-178.5M for LNT 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Alliant Energy earned $221.6M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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