Weatherford International Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WFT)

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$2.57 $0.05 (1.98%) WFT stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Weatherford International cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Weatherford International profits, the balance sheet shows Weatherford International debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Weatherford International cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Weatherford International compared to various industry peers like DRC stock and MDR stock. Weatherford International had an outflow of $-388M from operating activities, $20M inflow due to financing activities, and $-62M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow801M956M1.2B1.37B1.4B1.28B1.14B1.05B906.69M731.8M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-93M290M560M-753M-264M-322M-891M-196.77M-515.71M-949.15M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------6.7M
Other Adjustments Net1.7B1.81B897M884M405M1.01B311M370.58M-56.58M-38.69M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-469M-204M-682M-1.45B-1.58B-2.18B-1.52B-976.54M-1.57B-2.19B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires408M-15M23M1.78B471M-190M-135M26.98M79.54M-822.6M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------26.99M-11.56M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1M82M---61M-15M41.84M-11M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.07B---65M--5.72M9.94M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities181M1.72B-470M-259M-600M1B-194M859.54M1.23B1.48B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-128M-1.51B505M-924M612M-13M992M-834.31M-392.92M477.82M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-33M-206M-23M3M-6M-43M-2M-63.08M66.76M11.43M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash6M-50M-66M-74M4M2M--19.19M10.58M-4.36M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.04B467M474M435M300M371M416M252.51M238.39M170.71M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End613M1.04B467M474M435M300M371M415.77M252.51M238.39M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Weatherford International stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Weatherford International stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Weatherford International had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-424M for the latest year 2017. 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 Weatherford International 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.
  • 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 negative value of $-388M for WFT.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-62M for WFT 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 $20M for Weatherford International. 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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