Westamerica Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:WABC)

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$58.46 $0.39 (0.66%) WABC stock closing price Jul 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WABC requires an investor to check the cash flows for Westamerica. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Westamerica profits and Westamerica debt. Westamerica had cash and cash equivalents of $462.27M at beginning of the year and $575M at year end for 2017. Westamerica cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Westamerica is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow26.03M19.59M16.09M15.22M17.59M13.56M13.81M15.22M10.89M9.7M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-12.5M-2.29M-7.93M--7M18.6M5.31M6.74M51.68M-36.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net17.2M1.48M3.49M5.65M7.54M6.16M13.36M-1.58M-38.9M59.92M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.72M-1.81M-4.47M-3.79M-1.69M-4.83M-2.66M-0.84M-14.17M-1.9M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------57.89M44.39M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-138.06M-386.23M-263.65M-432.8M-249.57M-431.01M-303.52M-130.76M308.99M304.56M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities67.52M190.79M165.86M141.32M302.19M441.54M373.84M372.22M501.53M106.59M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares24.26M18.6M-10.24M-40.28M-57.32M-43.86M-46.13M-12.03M7.56M-13.08M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-0.6M6.05M-56.75M26.74M-11.01M-62M-26.86M-205.81M-471.57M-351.46M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-41.29M-39.92M-39.12M-39.76M-40.09M-41M-41.67M-42.09M-43.81M-40.23M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities122.87M164.12M190.19M175.06M-47.15M-16.95M117.88M-175.88M-259.78M-168.6M
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 Year462.27M433.04M380.83M472.02M491.38M530.04M338.79M361.13M138.88M209.76M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End575M462.27M433.04M380.83M472.02M491.38M530.04M338.79M361.13M138.88M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Westamerica stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Westamerica 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:

  • Westamerica saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $112.73M in 2017. Apart from the Westamerica 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: 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 $80.75M for WABC.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Westamerica used $-73.25M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Westamerica and its owners and creditors and was $105.23M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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