VISTRA ENERGY Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:VST)

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$22.42 $0.03 (0.13%) VST stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The VISTRA ENERGY cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows VISTRA ENERGY profits, the balance sheet shows VISTRA ENERGY 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. 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 VISTRA ENERGY stock analysis. VISTRA ENERGY generated $1.39B cash from operating activities in 2017. VISTRA ENERGY has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $644M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014
Net Income Cash Flow
-254M22.69B-4.68B-6.23B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow835M817M3.2B3.13B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities218M-347M126M328M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net587M-23.32B1.59B3.22B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
1.39B-157M237M444M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-304M-278M-337M-336M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-355M-1.34B--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-20M-19M-17M-17M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities138M175M-296M-105M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-541M-1.47B-650M-458M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-69M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-191M3.03B-21M1.2B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--992M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-10M-1.04B-9M-91M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-201M1.07B-30M1.11B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
644M-557M-443M1.1B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year843M2.2B1.84B746M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.49B1.64B1.4B1.84B
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 VISTRA ENERGY stock price history and VISTRA ENERGY stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • VISTRA ENERGY saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $644M in 2017. Apart from the VISTRA ENERGY stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: VISTRA ENERGY reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.39B for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-541M for VST 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 $-201M for VISTRA 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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