Principal Financial Group Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:PFG)

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$55.72 $0.24 (0.43%) PFG stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Principal Financial Group cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows Principal Financial Group profits, the balance sheet shows Principal Financial Group debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Principal Financial Group cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Principal Financial Group had cash and cash equivalents of $2.72B at the beginning of the year and $2.47B at year end for 2017. The cash from operating activities for Principal Financial Group is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow430.3M471.7M463.8M536.7M341M233.9M653.8M370.6M230.7M518.7M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.96B2.24B3.07B1.66B1.48B2.13B870.29M1.37B1.4B2.36B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-1.52B-214.7M-412M-271.1M-538.7M-103M438M329.3M-37.39M-1.11B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-164.8M-154.9M-136.4M-136M-59.4M-38.9M-56.9M-21.5M-26.2M-105M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires281.4M-109.7M-613.2M-281.7M-1.35B-232.2M-400.4M-53.8M-77.6M17M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.1B-4.95B-2.32B-673.29M155.29M-1.18B307.29M184M1.19B-2.64B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-70.8M61.5M-98.8M-81.7M31.7M-157.2M-52.1M-81.2M-61.9M-191.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-71.2M-239.5M-774.5M-145.2M-27.8M-243.8M-530.5M18M1.12B30M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities108.59M2.15B496.1M-1.57B-2.32B422.49M-759.7M-3.04B-4.2B1.49B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings121.1M-2.39M248.1M-87.6M-117.7M-36.8M-15.3M47.9M-361.2M590.5M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-540M-464.9M-457.5M-409.6M-321.4M-264.3M-246.7M-209.2M-192.5M-149.7M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-2.5M10M-20.8M-230.2M-16M-3.8M-2.5M-3.3M-5.5M-2.3M
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 Year2.72B2.56B1.86B2.37B4.18B2.83B1.88B2.24B2.61B1.34B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.47B2.72B2.56B1.86B2.37B4.18B2.83B1.88B2.24B2.61B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Principal Financial Group stock price history and Principal Financial Group stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Principal Financial Group had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-248.8M for the latest year 2017. 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 Principal Financial Group 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: Principal Financial Group reported a positive operating cash flow of $4.19B for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-4.05B for PFG 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: 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. Principal Financial Group spent $-384M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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