WEC Energy Group Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WEC)

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$67.94 $0.45 (0.67%) WEC stock closing price Oct 15, 2018 (Closing)

The WEC Energy Group cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about WEC Energy Group profits and WEC Energy Group debt. WEC Energy Group had cash and cash equivalents of $37.5M at beginning of the year and $38.9M at year end for 2017. WEC Energy Group cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for WEC Energy Group is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow798.6M762.6M583.5M419.4M400.2M371.7M336.4M119M349.4M332.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities127.2M36M-7.79M-26M-108.5M167.7M1.09M-10.8M60.7M83.19M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-51.09M364.7M77.6M216M361.9M88.2M129.7M245.7M-163.7M-37.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.94B-1.42B-1.24B-722.2M-684.9M-698.3M-789.3M-729.5M-800.9M-1.12B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-226M166.3M-1.33B-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-109.6M-42.3M-8.7M-13.1M-7.8M27.1M-43.8M181M166.1M319.8M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities31.5M29.6M58.4M-21.5M-53.1M-58.4M-59.4M-85M-101.3M-103.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-40.5M-66.4M-97.3M-72.89M-174.9M-103.4M-139.5M-65.7M-12.6M-11.4M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities280.5M94M1.62B-74.29M-146.2M231.5M253.4M238.3M40.39M615.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings584.4M-234.8M163M80.2M142.8M-275.3M12M-167.2M222.8M-298.4M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-656.5M-624.9M-455.4M-352M-328.9M-276.3M-242M-187M-157.8M-126.3M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-6.5M-13.6M-18.9M14M12.4M-4.8M9M2.9M-4.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year37.5M49.8M61.9M26M35.6M14.1M24.5M20.2M32.5M27.4M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End38.9M37.5M49.8M61.9M26M35.6M14.1M24.5M20.9M32.5M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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WEC Energy Group stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and WEC Energy Group stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that WEC Energy Group is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - WEC Energy Group stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: WEC Energy Group reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.08B for 2017 and has seen a decrease 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 $-2.24B for WEC 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 $161.4M for WEC Energy Group. 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.

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