Willian Lyon Homes Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WLH)

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$18.65 $0.66 (3.42%) WLH stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WLH requires an investor to check the cash flows for Willian Lyon Homes. While its important to look at the Willian Lyon Homes 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 Willian Lyon Homes 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Willian Lyon Homes cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Willian Lyon Homes compared to various industry peers like CCS stock and MHO stock. Willian Lyon Homes had an inflow of $167.45M from operating activities, $-23.05M spend due to financing activities, and $-4.3M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.96M2M2.66M2.87M3.79M7.21M--1.49M8.11M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities48.59M-56.78M-248.55M-230.93M-222.14M40.28M-54.1M163.74M150.01M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net59.15M8.51M12.71M13.37M-91.78M-236.46M-105.08M-131.35M33.92M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.3M-1.02M-4.8M-2.07M-3.75M-0.31M--0.06M2.04M-0.52M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----492.41M--33.2M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---1M-0.14M---3.98M--2.79M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-6.18M--------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares26.79M-0.94M-1.72M92.79M179.43M80M----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-13.55M-14.94M105.79M469.47M115.07M-46.95M--45.71M119.65M-67.59M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-29M-36M65M-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-----2.55M-1.72M----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-7.29M17.43M7.07M-26.37M-13.07M20.53M--28.63M-84.69M-15.67M
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 Year42.61M50.2M52.77M171.67M71.07M100.59M-117.58M67.01M73.19M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End182.71M42.61M50.2M52.77M171.67M151.6M-71.28M117.58M67.01M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Willian Lyon Homes has cash of $182.71M 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 Willian Lyon Homes stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Willian Lyon Homes gained $167.45M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $-4.3M for WLH in last 2017 report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-23.05M for Willian Lyon Homes.

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