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

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$187.9 $1.38 (0.73%) SPGI stock closing price Feb 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like ES&P Global from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about ES&P Global profits and ES&P Global debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in ES&P Global stock analysis. ES&P Global had a positive net income cash flow of $1.64B till this quarter of 2017 Q4. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for ES&P Global is $ 2017 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow180M134M88M43M181M134M87M42M157M104M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-64M-394M-381M-157M-92M-12M-336M-279M-1.76B-191M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net262M124M80M37M-853M-610M85M47M531M-1.26B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-123M-77M-56M-23M-115M1B-36M-16M-139M-74M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-83M-80M-70M-1M-177M-145M-52M-7M-2.4B-2.39B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5M----1M-1M--1M-4M-3M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2M2M2M2M1.5B---14M14M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-975M-777M-308M-172M-1.04B-1.04B-308M-195M-904M-440M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----72M493M--2.67B2.67B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----143M-143M166M329M143M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-421M-316M-212M-106M-380M-286M-191M-96M-363M-274M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-111M-118M-98M-68M-114M-43M-38M-27M-40M-33M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash87M83M60M34M-158M-93M-26M-1M-196M-171M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.39B1.48B2.5B1.54B760M835M1.53B1.21B471.67M396.09M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.78B2.31B2.38B2.41B2.39B2.4B1.57B1.6B1.48B1.44B
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 in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. 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: ES&P Global reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.02B till 2017 Q4 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. 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 $-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.
  • 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 $-1.51B for ES&P Global.

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