National Grid Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:NGG)

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$52.83 $0.03 (0.06%) NGG stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like National Grid needs to disclose. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For National Grid profits one has to check the income statement and for National Grid debt one has to check the balance sheet. National Grid had cash and cash equivalents of $1.51B at beginning of the quarter and $436.48M at quarter end of 2018 Q4. National Grid cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. National Grid saw a inflow of $2.97B from investing activities till 2018 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar2018 Q42018 Q22017 Q42017 Q22016 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.03B997.61M1.94B1.14B2.41B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities156.55M200.3M197.4M70.91M680.94M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-274.62M-164.95M1.19B--
Other Adjustments Net-571.8M-158.41M-679.79M-815.55M-1.18B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.95B-2.31B-4.29B-2.43B-5.08B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires7.87B-51.05M6.06B-64.35M-173.22M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments6.63M7.92B-7.32B-179.92M-583.88M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities38.47M-11.78M-95.43M-27.57M-186.66M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.31B-510.58M-231.39M-1.31M-383.77M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-285.24M-497.49M1.11B2.73B2.73B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-1.02B-2.25B117.65M346.71M-1.09B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.95B-5.42B-1.91B-1.21B-2B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.44B-853.59M1.01B-1.86B-1.25B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-3.98M-1.3M40.52M18.38M5.97M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.51B173.22M1.03B546.1M1.15B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End436.48M51.05M1.49B212.75M185.16M
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:

  • National Grid had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-1.07B in the latest quarter 2018 Q4. 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: National Grid reported a positive operating cash flow of $5.97B till 2018 Q4 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $2.97B for NGG 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 $-10.01B for National Grid. 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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