Verso Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:VRS)

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$28.79 $0.22 (0.76%) VRS stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Verso from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Verso 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 Verso 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Verso cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Verso compared to various industry peers like RFP stock and MERC stock. VRS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-39M for the latest year 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow124M197M317M100M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities99M40M-141M69M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net-40M-1.34B-20M126M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-40M-9M-13M-41M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--128M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1M--4M16M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-113M126M-3M-13M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--124M156M93M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--33M--2M
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 Year6M51M6M11M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7M53M4M6M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Verso stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Verso 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:

  • Verso had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1M for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Verso stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Verso gained $153M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-39M for VRS 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 $-113M for Verso. 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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