Talen Energy Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:TLN)

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

The financial analysis of TLN requires an investor to check the cash flows for Talen Energy. 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Talen Energy stock analysis. Talen Energy generated $549M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2016 Q3. Talen Energy had an inflow of $549M from operating activities, $-551M spend due to financing activities, and $1.22B inflow due to investing activities till 2016 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
236M148M151M-341M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow492M311M160M578M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities183M141M82M46M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net-362M-393M-197M485M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
549M207M196M768M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-336M-268M-99M-451M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires1.53B1.53B670M-487M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-13M-9M-6M-16M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities43M42M18M39M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
1.22B1.29B583M-915M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-398M-394M-24M265M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-150M-150M-500M-162M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3M-3M-3M-167M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-551M-547M-527M-64M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
1.22B950M252M-211M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year----
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.36B1.09B393M141M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Talen Energy stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Talen Energy stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Talen Energy has cash of $1.36B 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 Talen Energy stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $549M for TLN.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $1.22B for TLN 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Talen Energy spent $-551M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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