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$69.85 $0.02 (0.03%) WJRYY stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WJRYY requires an investor to check the cash flows for WEST JAPAN RAIL. The profit-loss statement shows WEST JAPAN RAIL profits, the balance sheet shows WEST JAPAN RAIL 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. 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 WEST JAPAN RAIL stock analysis. WEST JAPAN RAIL generated $2.09B cash from operating activities in 2017. WEST JAPAN RAIL saw a outflow of $-2.64B from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar20172016
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.45B1.4B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-75M-112M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--
Other Adjustments Net-519M-260M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.86B-2.09B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-836M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-132M-120M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities182M131M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities238M146M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings361M121M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-242M-224M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities38M-319M
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 Year720M762M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End565M720M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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 WEST JAPAN RAIL stock price history and WEST JAPAN RAIL stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • WEST JAPAN RAIL had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-154M 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 WEST JAPAN RAIL 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. WEST JAPAN RAIL gained $2.09B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-2.64B for WJRYY 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 shows the flow of cash between WEST JAPAN RAIL and its owners and creditors and was $395M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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