Norfolk Southern Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:NSC)

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$139.17 $0.58 (0.42%) NSC stock closing price Mar 19, 2018 (Closing)

The Norfolk Southern cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Norfolk Southern profits and Norfolk Southern debt. Norfolk Southern stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $5.4B till 2017 Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Norfolk Southern had an inflow of $3.25B from operating activities, $-2.04B spend due to financing activities, and $-1.48B outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q4.

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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-Flow1.06B791M525M260M1.03B770M511M253M1.06B770M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-259M81M27M106M155M151M35M197M-28M178M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-2.95B157M94M47M181M139M94M42M290M36M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.52B-1.18B-823M-403M-1.76B-1.22B-892M-386M-2.32B-1.73B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-7M-4M-4M-2M-123M-119M-23M-23M-5M-5M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities47M8M3M1M48M6M3M1M240M32M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-923M-637M-360M-166M-746M-570M-399M-207M-1.03B-967M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-412M-357M-352M-100M94M-6M-6M-600M1.08B492M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-703M-529M-354M-177M-695M-523M-350M-176M-713M-537M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------
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 Year956M1.1B973M1.44B653M276M827M996M618M206M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End690M724M642M955M956M984M866M589M1.1B433M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Norfolk Southern stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Norfolk Southern stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Norfolk Southern had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-266M in the latest quarter 2017 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 Norfolk Southern 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: 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 $3.25B for NSC.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Norfolk Southern used $-1.48B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Norfolk Southern and its owners and creditors and was $-2.04B till 2017 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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