Plug Power Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:PLUG)

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$1.96 $0.02 (1.01%) PLUG stock closing price Mar 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Plug Power from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Plug Power profits and Plug Power debt. Plug Power had cash and cash equivalents of $63.96M at beginning of the year and $46.01M at year end for 2016. Plug Power cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Plug Power has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-17.94M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow7M2.98M4.33M4.17M4.37M4.45M7.23M5.76M52.46M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities16.93M-8.89M-12.1M-4.5M10.09M-7.97M-2.6M-5.48M5.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net3.91M14.32M55.48M36.11M-2.77M-2.33M1.56M2.2M7.43M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.74M-3.52M-1.37M-0.02M-0.01M-1.27M-0.97M-0.3M-1.4M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.49M-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----10.39M94.58M-23.2M67.06M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-55.33M--3.23M-1.19M4.96M-2.26M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares30.05M-0.05M194.67M23.5M17.19M22.42M-0.44M-0.45M-0.41M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities22.4M14.46M-0.77M1.9M1.93M-0.01M-1.56M1.56M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-1.32M---3.38M-2.02M5.4M-59.37M-3.5M62.87M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities18.76M-47.33M-10.97M-2.65M-1.4M-1.89M---2.23M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.12M-0.02M--0.04M--0.03M-0.04M--0.51M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year63.96M146.2M5.02M9.38M13.85M10.95M14.58M80.84M12.07M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End46.01M63.96M146.2M5.02M9.38M13.85M10.95M14.58M80.84M
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 Plug Power stock price history and Plug Power stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Plug Power has cash of $46.01M 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 Plug Power stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a negative at $-29.63M for Plug Power in the latest 2016. 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Plug Power used $-58.07M 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $69.88M for Plug Power.

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