Public Storage Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:PSA)

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$205.02 $0.92 (0.45%) PSA stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Public Storage cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Public Storage profits, the balance sheet shows Public Storage 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Public Storage stock analysis. Public Storage generated $1.98B cash from operating activities in 2017. PSA decrease in investments stood at a value of $-739.85M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow454.52M433.31M426M437.11M387.4M358.1M358.52M354.38M342.12M414.2M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities----------
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net72.68M51.58M-11.09M19.68M-14.59M-15.47M8.46M42.72M-19.72M-290.12M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-285.27M-415.18M-162.06M-410.21M-1.26B-226.03M-65.06M-92.73M-17.82M565.49M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-460.67M-283.93M-294.07M-230.18M-172.64M-77.9M-345.53M-199.08M-76.51M-205.62M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities6.1M-17.61M16.03M427.39M16.23M13.47M329.25M25.21M2.93M-19.84M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-318.82M299.24M-240.33M776.1M716.55M-224.19M-285.21M-175.9M-15.34M-175.59M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----794.5M365.2M133M---109.62M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings990.37M77.16M247.01M---61.01M-174.35M-77.09M-7.5M-35.47M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.63B-1.51B-1.37B-1.2B-1.09B-959.15M-846.24M-754.77M-624.66M-755.28M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-33.42M-19.47M-11.25M-6.46M-6.45M-5.94M-132.73M-124.94M-181.26M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.12M-0.38M-0.31M----0.79M-1.44M-2.34M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year212.57M104.28M187.71M19.16M17.23M139M456.25M763.78M680.7M245.44M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End456.05M183.68M104.28M187.71M19.16M17.23M139M456.25M763.78M680.7M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Public Storage stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Public Storage stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Public Storage has cash of $456.05M 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 Public Storage stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Public Storage reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.98B 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-739.85M for PSA 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.
  • 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 $-992.21M for Public Storage.

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