Waste Connections Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WCN)

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$77.11 $0.11 (0.14%) WCN stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Waste Connections cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. Financials statements like the Waste Connections income statement and Waste Connections balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Waste Connections cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Waste Connections had cash and cash equivalents of $154.38M at the beginning of the year and $433.81M at year end for 2017. Waste Connections had an inflow of $1.19B from operating activities, $56.76M inflow due to financing activities, and $-966.23M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201720162015201420132012201120102009
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow636.82M468.75M258.4M152.89M296.49M274.11M257.06M207.66M156.7M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-70.72M-35.17M22.49M-20.67M11.53M-68.65M-28.66M-14.61M27.3M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net43.74M114.4M10.23M140.99M24.74M-42.44M363.44M18.63M18.53M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-450.85M-340.11M-249.08M--252.67M-177.56M-165.08M-139.64M-117.78M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-410.69M48.63M-62.81M-77.69M-3.27M-282.31M-139.85M-301.08M-27.38M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---2.84M--5.08M-4.11M--2.92M-2.47M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-104.68M-4.91M3.61M-211.75M-0.73M-66.54M-6.35M23.97M-1.32M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares12.76M--97.89M--4.36M-65.77M-81.16M2.82M209.09M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities203.64M-244.75M62.84M53.34M-110.66M356.15M62.26M196.4M-252.71M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-131.97M-92.54M-56.29M-63.47M-63.72M-63.47M-61.07M-48.77M-70.84M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-27.67M-17.56M-7.39M-84.73M-4.76M-17.31M-4.81M-16.22M-2.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash1.64M-0.64M-10.99M-5.86M-3.41M-0.02M1.12M-2.33M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year154.38M10.93M41.63M31.98M29.94M14.14M13.4M4.99M11.93M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End433.81M154.34M35.78M41.63M31.98M29.94M14.14M13.4M4.99M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Waste Connections stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Waste Connections stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Waste Connections has cash of $433.81M 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 Waste Connections stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $1.19B for Waste Connections 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Waste Connections used $-966.23M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • 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 $56.76M for Waste Connections.

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