Waste Management Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WM)

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$84.37 $0.12 (0.14%) WM stock closing price Jul 13, 2018 (Closing)

The Waste Management cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Waste Management profits and Waste Management debt. Waste Management saw a cash impact of $-655M from the buyback of WM shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Waste Management stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for Waste Management is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.47B1.39B1.34B1.4B1.92B1.39B1.34B1.28B1.22B1.36B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-201M77M-378M-265M-80M-218M-172M-230M34M-89M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-39M311M789M-146M486M266M296M219M52M221M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.51B-1.34B-1.23B-1.15B-1.27B-1.51B-1.32B-1.1B-1.18B-1.22B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-101M-568M-409M2.22B-586M-206M-831M-363M-253M-168M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--21M-20M-33M-33M-77M-155M-173M--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities231M-4M54M-39M-10M-37M125M34M182M206M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-655M-662M-523M-507M-107M43M-530M-447M-206M-373M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-880M375M-427M-751M155M122M698M-204M414M-260M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings513M---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-750M-726M-695M-693M-683M-658M-637M-604M-569M-531M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-39M-22M-510M-121M-52M-37M-97M-18M-96M-92M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---3M-5M-4M1M1M3M5M-4M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year32M39M1.31B58M194M258M539M1.14B480M348M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End22M32M39M1.31B58M194M258M539M1.14B480M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Waste Management stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Waste Management stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Waste Management had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-10M 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 Waste Management 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: 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 $3.18B for WM.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Waste Management used $-1.38B 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.
  • 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 $-1.81B for Waste Management.

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