Southwestern Energy Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SWN)

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$5.12 $0.03 (0.59%) SWN stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Southwestern Energy from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Southwestern Energy debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Southwestern Energy revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Southwestern Energy had cash and cash equivalents of $1.42B at beginning of the year and $916M at year end for 2017. Southwestern Energy cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Southwestern Energy had an inflow of $1.1B from operating activities, $-352M spend due to financing activities, and $-1.25B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow513M450M1.15B952M790.55M814.71M707.96M591.94M495.29M416.15M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-41M-99M112M65M-75.27M55.06M-26.2M62.9M-81.65M-6.68M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-421M2.79B4.88B394M489.74M1.49B420.28M383.9M981.52M183.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.26B-163M-1.07B-7.3B-2.23B-1.91B-2.03B-1.72B-1.78B-791.85M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---579M-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities6M1M10M10M18.7M-0.02M5.15M-2.68M-1.25M-0.22M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.25B2.34B12M9.8M9.18M6.41M3.89M5.75M3.5M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities11M-100M2.27B517M282.89M327.28M250.3M96.69M324.5M-242.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-319M-21M-4.49B4.51B-8.37M-36.8M23.43M-12.74M-92.12M30.19M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-16M-27M-79M-------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-28M-27M-20M-56M-7.12M-8.76M4.15M-1.61M-34.21M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-----0.59M-0.19M--0.32M--
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.42B15M53M23M53.58M15.62M16.05M13.18M196.27M1.83M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End916M1.42B15M53M22.93M53.58M15.62M16.05M13.18M196.27M
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 Southwestern Energy stock price history and Southwestern Energy stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Southwestern Energy has cash of $916M 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 Southwestern Energy stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Southwestern Energy gained $1.1B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Southwestern Energy used $-1.25B 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.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Southwestern Energy and its owners and creditors and was $-352M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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