Talen Energy Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:TLN)

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$14 $0 (0%) TLN stock closing price Dec 05, 2016 (Closing)

The Talen Energy cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the Talen 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 Talen 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. Talen Energy saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of TLN shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Talen Energy stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Talen Energy had an inflow of $768M from operating activities, $-64M spend due to financing activities, and $-915M outflow due to investing activities for 2015.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201520142013
Net Income Cash Flow
-341M410M-229M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow578M476M474M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities46M-153M-107M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net485M-271M272M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
768M462M410M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-451M-416M-583M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-487M900M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-16M-16M-15M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities39M29M-33M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-915M497M-631M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities265M-309M-747M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-162M630M-356M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-167M-1.17B1.15B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-64M-846M47M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-211M113M-174M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year352M239M413M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End141M352M239M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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 Talen Energy stock price history and Talen Energy stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Talen Energy is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Talen Energy stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $768M for Talen Energy in the latest 2015. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-915M for TLN stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-64M for Talen Energy. 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.