Western Alliance Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WAL)

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$57.04 $0.81 (1.4%) WAL stock closing price Sep 18, 2018 (Closing)

The Western Alliance cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Western Alliance profits one has to check the income statement and for Western Alliance debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Western Alliance cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Western Alliance compared to various industry peers like EWBC stock and PACW stock. Western Alliance has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $132.27M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow29.83M-2.37M-2.3M6.1M23.79M18.96M20.4M66.82M151.71M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-87.9M-6.49M4.23M23.22M52.11M-39.53M5.89M-113.01M-0.93M-58.43M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net116.38M27.16M11.96M-5.58M-7.69M54.87M86.12M100.11M160.27M224.18M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-8.86M-10.57M-10.85M11.99M-18.87M-8.55M1.08M1.42M4.95M-6.79M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--1.27B342.42M-21.2M51.2M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-2.93B-1.59B-1.72B-1.37B-1.18B271.25M-210.9M-406.15M-289.66M-9.69M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-15.3M-18M16.98M-31.43M5.46M-850.42M-602.61M-305.55M-83.52M-504.26M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-56.85M-40.27M-48.46M4.59M2.8M-47.93M191.34M221.24M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities294.28M102.82M-108.82M33.9M59.27M-204.59M294.21M-127.36M-703.98M137.66M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---0.75M-1.38M-1.41M-3.79M-7.03M-7M-6.83M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities2.41B2.51B1.36B1.1B1.05B679.76M320.07M616.33M1.07B105.17M
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 Year284.49M224.64M164.39M305.51M204.62M154.99M216.74M396.83M139.95M115.62M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End416.76M284.49M224.64M164.39M305.51M204.62M154.99M216.74M396.83M139.95M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Western Alliance stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Western Alliance 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 Western Alliance is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Western Alliance stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $383.81M for Western Alliance in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-2.96B for WAL 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Western Alliance earned $2.7B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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