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

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$67.25 $0.5 (0.75%) WEC stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

The WEC Energy Group cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the WEC Energy Group 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 WEC Energy Group 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. 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 WEC Energy Group stock analysis. WEC Energy Group generated $2.08B cash from operating activities in 2017. WEC Energy Group has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $1.4M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
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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While WEC Energy Group stock price history provides the price history of a stock, WEC Energy Group 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:

  • 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. WEC Energy Group gained $2.08B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: WEC Energy Group used $-2.24B 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: 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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