Wells Fargo Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WFC)

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$55.9 $0.93 (1.64%) WFC stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Wells Fargo from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Wells Fargo profits and Wells Fargo debt. 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 Wells Fargo stock analysis. Wells Fargo generated $169M cash from operating activities in 2016. Wells Fargo had an inflow of $169M from operating activities, $123.57B inflow due to financing activities, and $-122.12B outflow due to investing activities for 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.97B3.29B2.52B3.29B2.81B2.21B1.92B2.84B1.67B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-27.99B-6.98B-10.04B32.57B32.63B-20.91B-18.33B-14.46B-26.06B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net1.14B-4.81B1.45B-449M3.73B16.15B22.52B27.56B16.91B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment---------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-30.58B-3M-174M--4.32B-353M-36M-138M11.2B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-62.28B-51.29B-85.01B-120.53B-92.78B-9.29B-36.63B5.11B30.83B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-29.26B-55.94B-43.2B-32.96B-42.79B-25.41B32.99B66.81B-60.21B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-4.6B-4B-4.8B13M-451M1.38B739M-3.24B37.55B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities55.65B15.7B26.33B27.8B-398M-38.87B-59.83B-57.86B5.84B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-1.2B34.01B8.04B-3.39B7.7B-6.23B11.31B-69.11B-14.89B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-9.04B-8.83B-8.14B-6.97B-5.46B-3.38B-1.78B-4.3B-4.31B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities82.76B55.12B89.09B76.45B82.38B71.88B23.43B37.44B7.82B
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 Year19.11B19.57B19.92B21.86B19.44B16.04B27.08B23.76B14.76B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End20.73B19.11B19.57B19.92B21.86B19.44B16.04B27.08B23.76B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Wells Fargo stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Wells Fargo 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:

  • Wells Fargo had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.62B for the latest year 2016. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Wells Fargo stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $169M for Wells Fargo in the latest 2016. 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 from investing stood at a negative value of $-122.12B for WFC 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $123.57B for Wells Fargo. 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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