Union Pacific Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:UNP)

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$131.94 $2.93 (2.17%) UNP stock closing price Mar 23, 2018 (Closing)

The Union Pacific cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows Union Pacific profits, the balance sheet shows Union Pacific debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Union Pacific cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Union Pacific compared to various industry peers like CNI stock and CSX stock. Union Pacific saw a outflow of $-3.09B from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.11B2.04B2.01B1.9B1.78B1.76B1.62B1.49B1.44B1.39B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-745M-177M-309M161M-269M276M-351M-293M-250M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-5.59B509M737M610M497M727M688M189M185M595M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.26B-3.38B-4.4B-4.21B-3.4B-3.93B-3.15B-2.42B-2.3B-3.08B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-30M-60M--------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities201M43M-77M-41M-7M299M34M-73M122M311M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-4.01B-3.11B-3.47B-3.23B-2.22B-1.47B-1.42B-1.25B--1.55B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.9B779M2.77B1.88B514M-63M-476M-518M-28M1.05B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.98B-1.88B-2.34B-1.63B-1.33B-1.15B-837M-602M-544M-481M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-46M-41M-26M-3M-12M1M108M-12M114M51M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.28B1.39B1.59B1.43B1.06B1.22B1.09B1.85B1.25B878M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.28B1.28B1.39B1.59B1.43B1.06B1.22B1.09B1.85B1.25B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Union Pacific stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Union Pacific stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Union Pacific has cash of $1.28B 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 Union Pacific stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Union Pacific reported a positive operating cash flow of $7.23B for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring 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 $-3.09B for UNP in last 2017 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-4.15B for Union Pacific. 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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