Marathon Petroleum Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MPC)

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$49.45 $0.66 (1.32%) MPC stock closing price Aug 21, 2017 (Closing)

The Marathon Petroleum cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the Marathon Petroleum 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 Marathon Petroleum 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Marathon Petroleum stock analysis. Marathon Petroleum had a positive net income cash flow of $1.21B for the latest year. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. MPC increase in investments stood at a negative value of $-2.94B for the latest 2016. View details of Marathon Petroleum cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Marathon Petroleum Net Income Cash Flow
1.21B2.87B2.56B2.13B3.39B2.39B623M449M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.06B1.65B1.33B1.22B995M891M941M670M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities241M-1.03B-691M219M-487M70M334M1.11B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net470M575M-80M-167M591M-41M319M228M
Marathon Petroleum Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
3.99B4.06B3.11B3.41B4.49B3.31B2.22B2.46B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.79B-1.98B-1.45B-1.19B-1.32B-1.04B-454M-2.84B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--1.22B-2.82B-1.52B-190M-74M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-262M-327M-404M-74M51M2.4B-1.69B172M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities112M81M135M23M3M9M-22M
Marathon Petroleum Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-2.94B-3.44B-4.54B-2.76B-1.45B1.3B-2.15B-2.64B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.57B-932M-1.88B-2.75B-835M1M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.41B767M3.25B-21M-17M-641M1.25B2M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-719M-613M-524M-484M-407M-160M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-735M-209M-202M33M--843M-1.33B207M
Marathon Petroleum Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-1.29B-987M635M-3.22B-1.26B-1.64B-82M209M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--------
Marathon Petroleum Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-240M-367M-798M-2.57B1.78B2.96B-10M20M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.13B1.49B2.29B4.86B3.08B118M128M108M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End887M1.13B1.49B2.29B4.86B3.08B118M128M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Marathon Petroleum stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Marathon Petroleum stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Marathon Petroleum had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-240M for the latest year 2016. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Marathon Petroleum stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • 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 $3.99B for MPC.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-2.94B for MPC 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 $-1.29B for Marathon Petroleum. 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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