Waters Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WAT)

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$208.47 $4 (1.96%) WAT stock closing price Feb 23, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Waters needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows Waters profits, the balance sheet shows Waters 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. Waters stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $20.31M till 2017 Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Waters has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $136.68M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow106M78.24M52.4M22.95M96.44M72.36M48.07M23.43M89.98M66.89M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities531.89M15.61M33.47M25.87M-31.94M-21.68M22.82M-43.24M-8.1M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net39.43M38.11M28M19.82M43.07M36.02M24.87M19.58M44.5M29.85M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-85.47M-55.25M-35.35M-17.71M-90.96M-68.29M-49.69M-24.65M-94.85M-67.09M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----5.6M-5.65M---23.49M-9.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-445.27M-343.73M-253.49M-79.33M-391.34M-364.72M-217.97M-173.17M-278.38M-218M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-5M-5M-5M------3M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-234.75M-172.92M-107.65M-50.91M-263.57M-183.35M-149.12M-87.29M-282.64M-226.16M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities169.97M130.12M84.93M39.98M159.97M114.85M89.93M50.17M205.07M164.93M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3.3M--1.43M1.73M1.68M-5.71M-0.27M7.97M3.31M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash38.66M36.2M26.5M14.01M-21.33M-8.07M-8.61M4.05M-25.47M-16.87M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year505.63M487.66M422.17M440.79M481.03M383.99M308.49M341.11M428.52M597.33M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End642.31M603.8M567.25M584.44M505.63M430.2M463.38M416.38M487.66M459.51M
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 the following main sections:

  • Waters had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $136.68M in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Waters stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Waters increased its cash from operating activities to $697.64M till 2017 Q4. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-535.75M for WAT stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-63.86M for Waters.

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