Willis Towers Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:WLTW)

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$153.45 $0.51 (0.33%) WLTW stock closing price Jun 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Willis Towers 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 Willis Towers profits and Willis Towers debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Willis Towers stock analysis. Willis Towers had a positive net income cash flow of $221M till this quarter of 2018 Q1. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for Willis Towers is $ 2018 Q1, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
221M592M339M393M352M438M290M321M245M384M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow197M833M610M412M203M769M575M373M204M182M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-390M-243M-403M-411M-376M125M-180M-247M-291M-179M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-10M-320M-31M-75M-84M-412M-77M-20M-40M-144M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
18M862M515M319M95M920M608M427M118M243M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-78M-375M-250M-151M-77M-303M-215M-134M-66M-133M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1M44M-13M-13M-12M475M476M419M469M-801M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------22M20M3M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--4M1M9M7M23M22M1M-6M-12M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-79M-335M-262M-155M-82M195M283M308M417M-943M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares11M-471M-595M-259M-136M-333M-178M-10M11M42M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities40M589M643M270M222M-128M-240M-209M-122M895M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-68M-277M-209M-137M-65M-199M-133M-67M--293M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-7M-320M-85M-70M-7M-102M-95M-29M-4M-3M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-24M-479M-246M-196M14M-762M-646M-315M-115M641M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash9M112M35M14M4M-15M-10M-3M2M-44M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-76M160M42M-18M31M338M235M417M422M-103M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year870M532M635M796M500M436M316M221M176M200M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End954M1.03B912M852M901M870M767M949M954M532M
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 Willis Towers stock price history and Willis Towers stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Willis Towers saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-76M till 2018 Q1. Apart from the Willis Towers stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • 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 positive value of $18M for WLTW.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Willis Towers used $-79M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-24M for Willis Towers. 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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