Westpac Banking Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WBK)

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$22.17 $0.3 (1.37%) WBK stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Westpac Banking cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. Financials statements like the Westpac Banking income statement and Westpac Banking balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Westpac Banking stock analysis. Westpac Banking generated $2.15B cash from operating activities in 2017. WBK decrease in investments stood at a value of $-1.29B for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow966.72M889.45M1.31B-900.47M-----
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.66B725.99M-17.79B8.36B15.69B-----
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-3.25B-3.06B9.71B-11.83B2.03B19.03B-12.34B421.15M15.22B-9.74B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-151.59M-360.05M-513.68M-7.13B-295.84M-252.2M-397.52M-299.66M-195M-118.89M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--76.57M509.75M-------60.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-558.39M-4.38B-14.22B-11.46B-6.73B-5.28B-5.27B-8.89B1.57B-327.64M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-583.53M-520.56M-495.59M5.16B-735.12M-22.97B-16.93B-21.64B-24.83B-25.61B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-71.6M1.93B-129.79M1.63B-60.76M-5.14M72.93M-5.39M-24.92M-33.58M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities4.19B5.42B7.13B--13.95B1.54B-1.44B-1.1B-712.57M6.53B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----5.38B-284.88M-10.25B----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.69B-3.98B-3.41B--5.01B-4.17B-3.93B-2.53B-571.08M-1.77B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-9.9M-13.25M745.74M2.86B-901.47M18.99B51.33B35.23B8.45B33.41B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-222.44M-427.05M2.17B1.14B1.67B-479.7M1.02B-116.08M-41.78M36.3M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year12.96B10.88B20.26B10.77B12.47B16.74B4.59B2.94B3.53B2.04B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End14.01B12.53B11.62B23.72B11.65B12.89B16.7B4.02B2.4B4.36B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Westpac Banking stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Westpac Banking 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:

  • Westpac Banking has cash of $14.01B 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 Westpac Banking stock price.
  • 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 $2.15B for WBK.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.29B for WBK 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.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Westpac Banking and its owners and creditors and was $420.51M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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