Weatherford International Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WFT)

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$2.67 $0.04 (1.52%) WFT stock closing price Apr 18, 2018 (Closing)

The Weatherford International cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the Weatherford International 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 Weatherford International 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. Weatherford International saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of WFT shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Weatherford International stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. WFT decrease in investments stood at a value of $-62M for the latest quarter 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow801M611M412M208M956M741M499M250M1.2B925M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-93M-355M-125M-80M290M-75M-172M-61M560M27M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.7B119M80M136M1.81B1.71B382M97M897M182M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-469M-391M-325M-280M-204M-136M-74M-43M-682M-542M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires408M-20M-9M-2M-15M13M8M-1M23M8M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1M10M19M3M82M19M10M30M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----1.07B623M623M630M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities181M197M215M-18M1.72B1.26B1.28B-9M-470M-368M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-128M118M-96M-7M-1.51B-1.14B-1.38B-372M505M606M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-33M-28M-20M-11M-206M-180M-98M1M-23M-7M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash6M6M4M3M-50M-36M-35M-34M-66M-35M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.04B467M474M435M300M371M416M252.51M238.39M170.71M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End613M445M584M546M1.04B440M452M464M467M519M
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 Weatherford International stock price history and Weatherford International stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Weatherford International has cash of $613M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Weatherford International stock price.
  • 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 Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-62M for WFT till last quarter 2017 Q4 report.
  • 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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