Noble Energy Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:NBL)

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$28.77 $0.46 (1.57%) NBL stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Noble Energy cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Noble Energy profits, the balance sheet shows Noble Energy 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. 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 Noble Energy stock analysis. Noble Energy generated $1.95B cash from operating activities in 2017. Noble Energy had an inflow of $1.95B from operating activities, $-850M spend due to financing activities, and $-1.61B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.05B2.51B3.02B1.76B1.57B1.4B965M883M816M791M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-150M-460M-129M412M-291M134M-156M158M-147M-3M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.1B287M1.61B121M680M369M908M180M970M147M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.65B-1.54B-2.98B-4.87B-3.95B-3.65B-2.59B-1.32B-1.27B-1.84B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires1.13B1.24B151M321M327M1.16B77M-458M--292M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-62M-104M85M-48M-41M-69M---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-87M-193M61M--7M4M-527M---
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares312M299M1.1B32M37M43M21M34M16M24M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-858M-886M-153M1.22B609M-373M1.48B-32M-264M394M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-190M-172M-291M-249M-198M-164M-143M-127M-126M-115M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-114M-9M-1M19M20M20M-39M25M5M24M
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 Year1.18B1.03B1.18B1.12B1.39B1.46B1.08B1.01B1.14B660M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End675M1.18B1.03B1.18B1.12B1.39B1.46B1.08B1.01B1.14B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Noble Energy is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Noble Energy stock price movement.
  • 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 $1.95B for NBL.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.61B for NBL 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 $-850M for Noble Energy. 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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