Waters Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WAT)

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$203.87 $2.31 (1.12%) WAT stock closing price Feb 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Waters cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Waters profits one has to check the income statement and for Waters debt one has to check the balance sheet. Waters saw a cash impact of $-234.75M from the buyback of WAT shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Waters stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for Waters is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
20.31M521.5M469.05M431.62M450M461.44M432.96M381.76M323.31M322.47M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow106M96.44M89.98M94.23M79.69M68.83M66.38M62.55M57.27M65.27M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities531.89M-31.94M-43.24M-72.02M-80.35M-70.93M-37.13M-10.1M-39.92M4.78M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net39.43M43.07M44.5M57.81M35.53M-10.05M35.15M23.63M77.6M25.71M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
697.64M629.07M560.29M511.64M484.87M449.28M497.37M457.85M418.26M418.24M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-85.47M-90.96M-94.85M-89.55M-118.45M-104.74M-85.43M-62.74M-93.79M-69.06M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--5.6M-23.49M-27M-41.39M-31.01M-11.1M--36.08M-7.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-445.27M-391.34M-278.38M-270.33M-304.88M-160.62M-259.44M-348.77M-289.14M95.68M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-5M--3M-15.12M------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-535.75M-487.91M-399.73M-402.03M-464.72M-296.39M-355.97M-411.51M-419.02M18.81M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-234.75M-263.57M-282.64M-263.59M-232.62M-267M-310.68M-195.7M-192.27M-208.85M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities169.97M159.97M205.07M141.89M145.56M186.21M224.77M134.28M91.75M-348.05M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.73M7.97M14.47M22.46M14.25M25.48M1.17M10.24M-16.02M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-63.86M-101.85M-69.59M-107.22M-64.58M-66.53M-60.42M-60.25M-90.28M-572.93M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash38.66M-21.33M-25.47M-21.01M4.2M10.69M-5.48M-18.7M3.63M-32.93M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
136.68M17.96M65.48M-18.61M-40.23M97.04M75.49M-32.61M-87.41M-168.81M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year505.63M487.66M422.17M440.79M481.03M383.99M308.49M341.11M428.52M597.33M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End642.31M505.63M487.66M422.17M440.79M481.03M383.99M308.49M341.11M428.52M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Waters has cash of $642.31M 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 Waters stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Waters reported a positive operating cash flow of $697.64M 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 $-535.75M for WAT 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 $-63.86M for Waters. 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.

Key Financial Ratios For Waters Cash Flow

FCF margin
0.24