TransAlta Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:TAC)

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$5.65 $0 (0%) TAC stock closing price Sep 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like TransAlta from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about TransAlta profits and TransAlta debt. TransAlta saw a cash impact of $-3.1M from the buyback of TAC shares. The cash flow statement helps in the TransAlta stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for TransAlta is $ 2018 Q2, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow265.83M127.38M546.15M406.13M247.65M120.89M501.45M351.33M230.47M99.14M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities41.85M97.31M-87.93M5.58M-10.41M71.78M55.12M102.79M41.9M68.52M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net74.4M30.06M115.71M24.73M-8.18M-4.53M-203.14M-57.53M-37.24M-18.95M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-63.55M-17.4M-258.41M-211.44M-116.76M-45.33M-265.83M-192.54M-124.16M-61.23M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-23.25M-23.73M368.72M-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--4.62M----4.53M-3.83M13.19M1.45M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-36.43M-0.79M-47.82M40.69M65.44M49.11M23.41M10.73M-10.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.1M-0.79M--------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-487.48M-267.42M-420.41M-362.24M-368.87M-13.6M-43.8M-179.5M-176.92M-224.52M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-25.58M-17.4M-66.34M-51.86M-31.97M-16.62M-83.82M-68.27M-52.76M-33.53M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities80.6M3.16M-55.54M-23.13M6.69M-36.26M4.53M36.82M66.73M90.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---0.77M-0.79M---2.26M-1.53M-1.55M-1.45M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year243.35M235.27M40.78M33.69M38.05M26.22M49.02M35.42M79.62M44.01M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End95.33M260.3M242.21M69.41M37.18M380.82M230.33M120.43M72.16M21.86M
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 the following main sections:

  • TransAlta saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-148.03M till 2018 Q2. Apart from the TransAlta stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • TransAlta increased its cash from operating activities to $409.98M till 2018 Q2. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from 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 $-123.23M for TAC till last quarter 2018 Q2 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-435.55M for TransAlta. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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