Western Alliance Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WAL)

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$58.48 $0.36 (0.62%) WAL stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WAL requires an investor to check the cash flows for Western Alliance. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Western Alliance profits and Western Alliance debt. Western Alliance saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of WAL shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Western Alliance stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for Western Alliance is $ 2018 Q1, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow10.19M29.83M5.78M4.56M1.59M--1.02M--2.37M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-19.98M-87.9M4.6M5.35M6.43M-6.49M7.29M-21.92M2.47M4.23M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-2.79M116.38M24.51M12.19M6.59M27.16M18.21M13.68M6.67M11.96M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.57M-8.86M-7.64M-5.09M-2.57M-10.57M-9.32M-6.59M-3.08M-10.85M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------1.27B-1.27B-1.27B-342.42M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-338.7M-2.93B-2.15B-1.24B-432.25M-1.59B-1.27B-589.58M-147.78M-1.72B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-8.01M-15.3M2.43M7.51M-0.62M-18M-15.92M-12.96M-4.64M16.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---12.85M-9.76M-56.85M56.54M56.3M--40.27M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-94.34M294.28M-95.66M-89.06M-86.01M102.82M25.48M19.8M-151.84M-108.82M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------0.75M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities375.71M2.41B2.35B1.48B795.86M2.51B2.4B2.16B1.04B1.36B
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 End439.37M416.76M650.35M606.67M647.03M284.49M356.08M696.24M1.03B224.64M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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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 Western Alliance stock price history and Western Alliance stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Western Alliance has cash of $439.37M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Western Alliance stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Western Alliance gained $88.31M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-347.29M 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $281.58M for Western Alliance. 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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