National Grid Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:NGG)

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$53.65 $0.67 (1.26%) NGG stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The National Grid cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about National Grid profits and National Grid debt. 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 National Grid stock analysis. National Grid generated $5.97B cash from operating activities in 2018. NGG increase in investments stood at a value of $2.97B for the latest year 2018.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar2018201720162015201420132012201120102009
Net Income Cash Flow
4.63B4.19B6.1B6.1B5.94B5.93B5.65B6B5.26B4.52B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.03B1.94B2.41B2.41B2.25B2.15B2.05B1.99B1.9B1.93B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities156.55M197.4M680.94M485.6M-93.8M-648.16M233.13M-339.41M688M-1.24B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-274.62M1.19B--------13.77M
Other Adjustments Net-571.8M-679.79M-1.18B-916.35M-1.71B-1.51B-1.18B128.08M-632.13M686.95M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
5.97B6.84B8.02B8.08B6.39B5.93B6.75B7.78B7.21B5.88B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.95B-4.29B-5.08B-4.95B-4.67B-5.03B-4.99B-4.69B-4.78B-5.3B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires7.87B6.06B-173.22M-60.41M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments6.63M-7.32B-583.88M1.87B2.73B267.17M1.45B-2.72B1.16B44.76M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities38.47M-95.43M-186.66M-146.81M-228.94M-4.93B-244.31M-225.74M-103.75M1.82B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
2.97B-5.64B-6.03B-3.23B-2.11B-9.69B-3.79B-7.64B-3.72B-3.44B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.31B-231.39M-383.77M-519.48M14.3M20.55M11.17M5.17B17.55M-1.07B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-285.24M1.11B2.73B-2.11B-1.68B6.09B-167.66M--796.55M3.92B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-1.02B117.65M-1.09B1.01B58.82M714.56M-78.24M-2.82B--1.09B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.95B-1.91B-2B-2.05B-1.68B-1.28B-1.61B-1.37B-1.1B-1.44B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.44B1.01B-1.25B-1.58B-1.43B-1.25B-1.19B-1.66B-1.65B-1.83B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-10.01B90.2M-1.98B-5.25B-4.73B4.29B-3.03B-688.43M-3.53B-1.51B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-3.98M40.52M5.97M38.71M-41.33M22.13M--4.8M-1.59M30.99M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-1.07B1.33B11.94M-359.76M-491.27M551.73M-68.66M-558.74M-46.29M957.26M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.51B162.1M173.22M546.9M1.03B472.68M546.1M1.11B1.15B282.35M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End436.48M1.49B185.16M187.14M538.97M1.02B477.44M547.54M1.1B1.24B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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National Grid stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and National Grid stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • National Grid had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-1.07B for the latest year 2018. 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 National Grid 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $5.97B for National Grid in the latest 2018. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $2.97B for NGG in last 2018 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. National Grid spent $-10.01B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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