Waste Management Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WM)

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$75.25 $0.28 (0.37%) WM stock closing price Aug 18, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WM requires an investor to check the cash flows for Waste Management. 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Waste Management cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Waste Management compared to various industry peers like RSG stock and WCN stock. Waste Management had an inflow of $813M from operating activities, $474M spend due to financing activities, and $337M spend due to investing activities for 2017-Q2. View details of Waste Management cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Waste Management Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow684M351M1.39B1.06B704M335M1.34B1.01B658M314M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities33M-36M77M87M111M47M-378M-226M-66M-311M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net159M109M311M211M97M68M789M707M581M627M
Waste Management Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-631M-332M-1.34B-962M-629M-317M-1.23B-864M-529M-233M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-38M-3M-568M-568M-548M-524M-409M-359M-376M-426M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---21M----20M-15M-11M-5M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-8M-5M-4M-20M-9M-6M54M57M37M36M
Waste Management Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-164M77M-662M-443M-456M-232M-523M-547M-253M39M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-541M-487M375M326M577M654M-427M-361M-315M-212M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings253M210M--------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-381M-194M-726M-546M-364M-183M-695M-523M-351M-176M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-24M11M-22M-3M-26M-33M-510M-552M-550M-549M
Waste Management Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----1M--3M-2M-1M-3M
Waste Management Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year39M1.31B58M194M258M539M1.14B480M348M614M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End32M30M32M30M39M104M39M113M273M277M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Waste Management stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Waste Management stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Waste Management gained $813M 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 was negative at $-677M for WM 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.
  • 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 $-857M for Waste Management.
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