Midcoast Energy Partners Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:MEP)

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$7.95 $0.05 (0.62%) MEP stock closing price Apr 26, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Midcoast Energy Partners needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows Midcoast Energy Partners profits, the balance sheet shows Midcoast Energy Partners debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Midcoast Energy Partners cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Midcoast Energy Partners had cash and cash equivalents of $- at the beginning of the quarter and $7.4M at quarter end for 2016 Q4. Midcoast Energy Partners saw a outflow of $-37.1M from investing activities till 2016 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow154.4M118.7M79.5M39.5M384.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities103.6M47.3M35.7M90.1M26.6M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----
Other Adjustments Net125.9M98.3M80.9M24M80.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-53.4M-39.2M-40.2M-16.3M-188.6M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----43.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-0.3M----4.2M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities16.6M22M9.2M6.4M39.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-70M---50M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--40M-15M-130M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-130.4M-100.7M-66.7M-30M-121.6M
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 Year-----
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.4M-8.1M51.4M18M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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While Midcoast Energy Partners stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Midcoast Energy Partners 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:

  • Midcoast Energy Partners has cash of $7.4M 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 Midcoast Energy Partners stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Midcoast Energy Partners gained $226.9M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-37.1M for MEP 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-200.4M for Midcoast Energy Partners. 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.