ES&P Global Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SPGI)

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$212.33 $1.06 (0.5%) SPGI stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The ES&P Global cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows ES&P Global profits, the balance sheet shows ES&P Global 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the ES&P Global cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of ES&P Global compared to various industry peers like RCRRF stock and EXPGY stock. ES&P Global had an inflow of $2.02B from operating activities, $-1.51B spend due to financing activities, and $-209M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow180M181M157M134M137M141M385M417.39M435.95M448.78M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-68M-92M-1.76B-267M-500M-314M-40M4.65M69.79M-108.51M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----178M-563M234M----
Other Adjustments Net266M-853M531M1.53B276M194M65M184.26M65.27M28.99M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-123M-115M-139M-92M-117M-97M-119M-84.75M-53.33M-105.53M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-83M-177M-2.4B-71M-47M-177M-200M-364.39M--48.26M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5M-1M-4M15M-17M27M-7M2.44M-24.6M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2M1.5B14M83M51M-80M-150.84M-200.76M-279.45M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-926M-1.04B-904M-169M-934M4M-1.36B-205.91M25.17M-405.81M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-72M2.67B---400M----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--143M143M--457M457M---70M70M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-421M-380M-363M-326M-308M-984M-296M-292.25M-281.55M-280.45M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-160M-114M-40M33M-44M18M-8M-35.23M-3.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash87M-158M-196M273M1.84B330M-15M-11.55M22.21M-47.63M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.39B1.48B2.5B1.54B760M835M1.53B1.21B471.67M396.09M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.78B2.39B1.48B2.5B1.54B760M944M1.53B1.21B471.67M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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ES&P Global stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and ES&P Global stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • ES&P Global had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $387M 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 ES&P Global 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. ES&P Global gained $2.02B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-209M for SPGI 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 shows the flow of cash between ES&P Global and its owners and creditors and was $-1.51B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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