Resolute Forest Products Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:RFP)

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$14.55 $0.25 (1.69%) RFP stock closing price Sep 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Resolute Forest Products cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Resolute Forest Products profits one has to check the income statement and for Resolute Forest Products debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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 Resolute Forest Products stock analysis. Resolute Forest Products generated $158M cash from operating activities in 2017. RFP decrease in investments stood at a value of $-192M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow204M206M237M243M243M233M220M507M659M849M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-19M-4M10M37M43M61M48M20M487M-5M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net51M-45M146M180M559M8M-109M-3.26B460M970M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-143M-249M-185M-193M-161M-169M-97M-81M18M34M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--6M-159M---10M296M-554M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments------29M---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-49M-18M-8M32M10M104M17M177M-70M-61M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---59M---67M----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities18M170M--2M91M-198M-354M-178M88M812M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------338M-7M-254M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----4M-2M-5M-21M--7M-25M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-15M-1M-3M-1M-85M-27M-18M-56M-40M-89M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash2M--3M-3M------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year35M58M337M322M263M369M319M756M192M195M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6M35M58M337M322M263M369M319M774M192M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Resolute Forest Products had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-29M 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 Resolute Forest Products 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: Resolute Forest Products reported a positive operating cash flow of $158M 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 Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-192M for RFP in last 2017 report.
  • 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. Resolute Forest Products earned $3M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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