Valero Energy Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:VLO)

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$106.21 $0.79 (0.74%) VLO stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Valero Energy cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. Financials statements like the Valero Energy income statement and Valero Energy balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Valero Energy had cash and cash equivalents of $4.82B at beginning of the year and $5.85B at year end for 2017. Valero 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. Valero Energy has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $1.03B.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.99B1.89B1.84B1.69B1.72B1.57B1.53B1.47B1.53B5.55B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.88B970M-1.29B-1.73B876M-419M-116M9M82M-1.78B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-2.54B-461M955M568M240M2.04B531M1.24B2.2B353M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.38B-1.28B-1.62B-2.15B-2.12B-2.93B-2.36B-1.73B-2.29B-2.77B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-72M----80M-2.28B507M-606M294M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-406M-4M-141M----330M--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-525M-724M-728M-691M-691M-500M-668M-512M-396M-391M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.33B-1.33B-2.62B-1.25B-500M-222M-300M7M806M-939M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities359M678M933M-172M-480M-562M-778M1.03B713M-374M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----1.02B-----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.31B-1.11B-848M-554M-462M-360M-169M-114M-324M-299M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities4M-249M-15M45M262M-89M181M-104M94M5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash206M-100M-154M-70M-20M13M16M53M65M-47M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.82B4.11B3.69B4.29B1.72B1.02B3.33B825M940M2.46B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.85B4.82B4.11B3.69B4.29B1.72B1.02B3.33B825M940M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Valero Energy stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Valero Energy stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Valero 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 - Valero Energy stock price movement.
  • 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 $5.48B for VLO.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-2.38B for VLO 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-2.27B for Valero 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.

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