Noble Energy Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:NBL)

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$33.62 $1.29 (3.99%) NBL stock closing price Apr 18, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Noble Energy from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 till this quarter of 2017 Q4. Noble Energy has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-505M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.05B1.55B1.03B528M2.51B1.86B1.24B617M3.02B1.44B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-150M-27M-99M48M-460M-171M-381M-136M-129M-74M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.1B1.46B1.4B-87M287M111M184M57M1.61B529M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.65B-1.96B-1.22B-903M-1.54B-1.16B-812M-496M-2.98B-2.52B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires1.13B214M192M40M1.24B786M767M238M151M151M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--68M-68M-62M-8M-6M-6M-104M-86M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-87M----193M---61M61M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares312M138M138M-299M299M--1.1B1.1B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-858M-130M-405M--886M-22M-10M4M-153M-135M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-190M-141M-92M-44M-172M-129M-86M-41M-291M-214M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-114M-91M-67M-22M-9M-25M-21M-25M-1M2M
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 End675M564M540M787M1.18B1.82B1.3B953M1.03B1.03B
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 the following 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.
  • Noble Energy increased its cash from operating activities to $1.95B till 2017 Q4. 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 $-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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