Waste Connections Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WCN)

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$70.32 $0.15 (0.21%) WCN stock closing price Feb 21, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Waste Connections from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Waste Connections debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Waste Connections revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Waste Connections stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $262.29M till 2017 Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. WCN decrease in investments stood at a value of $-683.56M for the latest quarter 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow475.11M310.44M151.76M468.75M323.58M169.86M65.78M258.4M200.49M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-23.84M-58.29M-10.84M-35.17M-19.59M-30.28M2.75M22.49M26.19M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net174.8M160.84M131.53M114.4M73.22M47.32M6.54M10.23M10.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-291.55M-182M-72.39M-340.11M-201.9M-110.52M-63.76M-249.08M-199.53M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-394M-347.93M-344.26M48.63M52.03M53.2M-0.13M-62.81M42.09M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------0.12M-2.84M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1.99M1.95M3.79M-4.91M-3.17M-0.58M-0.26M3.61M1.19M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares8.7M7.73M4.31M-15.34M8.43M-3.49M-97.89M-93.36M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities230.22M279.19M265.71M-244.75M-205.4M-108.32M11.27M62.84M-7.79M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings1.94M1.94M-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-95.2M-63.46M-31.7M-92.54M-61M-35.58M-13.51M-56.29M-42.38M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-10.51M-4.31M1.09M-17.56M-25.87M-21.38M--7.39M-11.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----0.64M-0.48M-0.22M5.08M-10.99M-10.53M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year10.93M41.63M31.98M29.94M14.14M13.4M4.99M11.93M-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End495.25M399.74M268.46M154.34M119.33M55.62M43.91M35.78M34.62M
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 Waste Connections stock price history and Waste Connections stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Waste Connections is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Waste Connections stock price movement.
  • 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 $888.37M for WCN.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Waste Connections used $-683.56M 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.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Waste Connections and its owners and creditors and was $135.15M till 2017 Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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