Pacific Gas & Electric Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:PCG)

Add to My Stocks
$44.79 $1.32 (3.04%) PCG stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Pacific Gas & Electric cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the Pacific Gas & Electric debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Pacific Gas & Electric revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Pacific Gas & Electric saw a cash impact of $395M from the issuance of PCG shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Pacific Gas & Electric stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. PCG decrease in investments stood at a value of $-5.65B for the latest year 2017.

View details of Pacific Gas & Electric cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years
show more
View Previous Years
View Next Years
Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.85B2.76B2.61B2.43B2.08B2.27B2.22B2.15B1.95B1.86B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-56M-1.34B-1.07B-1.2B-1B596M-117M-751M-131M-966M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.52B1.59B1.32B992M1.53B1.18B783M693M-11M514M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-5.64B-5.71B-5.17B-4.83B-5.21B-4.62B-4.04B-3.8B-3.96B-3.6B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-32M-57M-124M2M15M-56M-35M-51M-63M-49M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities23M240M86M117M85M154M87M-4M685M-1M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares395M822M780M802M1.05B751M662M303M219M225M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.27B823M1.12B1.42B671M664M-312M846M451M1.38B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-590M491M383M-543M682M-1.15B782M16M542M-244M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.02B-921M-856M-828M-782M-746M-704M-662M-590M-546M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-107M-44M-42M-41M14M41M-88M-17M-35M
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 Year177M123M151M296M401M513M291M527M219M345M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End449M177M123M151M296M401M513M291M527M219M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
View Previous Years
View Next Years

While Pacific Gas & Electric stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Pacific Gas & Electric 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:

  • Pacific Gas & Electric has cash of $449M 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 Pacific Gas & Electric stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $5.98B for Pacific Gas & Electric in the latest 2017. 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-5.65B for PCG 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 $-55M for Pacific Gas & Electric. 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.

Key Financial Ratios For Pacific Gas & Electric Cash Flow