Marathon Petroleum Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:MPC)

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$49.7 $1.36 (2.66%) MPC stock closing price Aug 17, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Marathon Petroleum from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Marathon Petroleum cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Marathon Petroleum compared to various industry peers like PSX stock and VLO stock. Marathon Petroleum had an inflow of $849M from operating activities, $910M spend due to financing activities, and $656M spend due to investing activities for 2017-Q2. View details of Marathon Petroleum 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
Marathon Petroleum Net Income Cash Flow
675M101M1.21B924M705M-78M2.87B2.7B1.74B903M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.09B551M2.06B1.54B1.02B490M1.65B1.23B725M363M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities243M382M241M99M742M-259M-1.03B-690M-310M-43M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-43M79M470M428M124M174M575M10M27M-33M
Marathon Petroleum Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
1.96B1.11B3.99B3B2.59B327M4.06B3.25B2.18B1.19B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.23B-608M-2.79B-2.06B-1.35B-668M-1.98B-1.26B-752M-378M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-220M-220M-----1.22B---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-654M-551M-262M-220M-170M-66M-327M-217M-145M-41M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities90M23M112M62M26M7M81M52M41M31M
Marathon Petroleum Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-2.01B-1.36B-2.94B-2.22B-1.5B-727M-3.44B-1.43B-856M-388M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-716M-262M1.57B1.31B1.18B241M-932M-744M-591M-188M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.03B2.03B-1.41B-1.4B-892M-559M767M95M101M107M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----188M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-376M-190M-719M-529M-339M-169M-613M-443M-272M-136M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-323M-59M-735M-583M-411M-120M-209M-183M-179M-1M
Marathon Petroleum Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
613M1.52B-1.29B-1.2B-467M-419M-987M-1.28B-941M-218M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Marathon Petroleum Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
563M1.28B-240M-418M627M-819M-367M550M387M584M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.13B1.49B2.29B4.86B3.08B118M128M108M--
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.45B2.17B887M709M1.75B308M1.13B2.04B1.88B2.08B
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 saw a decrease in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $1.28B in 2017-Q1 to $563M in 2017-Q2. Apart from the Marathon Petroleum 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.
  • 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 $1.96B for MPC.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-2.01B for MPC 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 $613M 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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