Waste Management Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WM)

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$75.54 $0.29 (0.39%) WM stock closing price Aug 21, 2017 (Closing)

The Waste Management cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows Waste Management profits, the balance sheet shows Waste Management 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. Waste Management cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  Waste Management had cash and cash equivalents of $39M at the beginning of the year and $32M at year end for 2016.   Waste Management has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-7M. View details of Waste Management cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Waste Management Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.39B1.34B1.4B1.92B1.39B1.34B1.28B1.22B1.36B1.26B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities77M-378M-265M-80M-218M-172M-230M34M-89M-81M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net311M789M-146M486M266M296M219M52M221M98M
Waste Management Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.34B-1.23B-1.15B-1.27B-1.51B-1.32B-1.1B-1.18B-1.22B-1.21B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-568M-409M2.22B-586M-206M-831M-363M-253M-168M188M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-21M-20M-33M-33M-77M-155M-173M--184M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-4M54M-39M-10M-37M125M34M182M206M78M
Waste Management Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-662M-523M-507M-107M43M-530M-447M-206M-373M-1.28B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities375M-427M-751M155M122M698M-204M414M-260M-256M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-726M-695M-693M-683M-658M-637M-604M-569M-531M-495M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-22M-510M-121M-52M-37M-97M-18M-96M-92M84M
Waste Management Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--3M-5M-4M1M1M3M5M-4M2M
Waste Management Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year39M1.31B58M194M258M539M1.14B480M348M614M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End32M39M1.31B58M194M258M539M1.14B480M348M
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:
  • Waste Management saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-1.27B in 2015 to $-7M in 2016. Apart from the Waste Management 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 $2.96B for WM.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.93B for WM 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 shows the flow of cash between Waste Management and its owners and creditors and was $-1.04B for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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