NRG Energy Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:NRG)

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$32.83 $0.33 (1.02%) NRG stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The NRG Energy cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 NRG Energy profits and NRG Energy debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in NRG Energy stock analysis. NRG Energy had a positive net income cash flow of $329M till this quarter of 2018 Q2. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for NRG Energy is $ 2018 Q2, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow610M297M1.31B976M637M331M1.54B1.12B708M361M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-589M-197M-303M-417M-559M-212M-11M229M-17M-6M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations25M-751M764M737M-----
Other Adjustments Net149M24M1.97B165M104M16M1.43B223M411M152M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-673M-347M-1.02B-724M-507M-254M-608M-262M-477M-159M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-444M-62M-41M-36M-16M-3M-209M-18M-17M-6M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-45M-32M-51M-51M-32M-48M-75M-47M16M-13M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities16M9M50M46M10M73M68M6M9M35M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-500M-93M-2M----225M-225M-226M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities757M-49M-78M1.13B416M140M-386M-120M3.22B-255M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----712M-----3.51B-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-19M-10M-38M-28M-19M-9M-76M-66M-57M-48M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities185M103M-367M-335M-379M-284M-107M-78M37M39M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--314M305M307M-7M1M-6M-3M-6M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.54B1.39B1.52B2.12B2.25B2.09B1.11B2.95B2.3B1.49B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.34B1.41B1.54B1.79B1.24B1.51B1.97B2.44B1.39B1.66B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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NRG Energy stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and NRG Energy stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • NRG Energy has cash of $1.34B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the NRG Energy stock price.
  • NRG Energy increased its cash from operating activities to $524M till 2018 Q2. 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.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.15B for NRG 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 shows the flow of cash between NRG Energy and its owners and creditors and was $423M till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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