WALMART INC Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WMT)

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$104.78 $1.55 (1.5%) WMT stock closing price Feb 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like WALMART INC 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 WALMART INC profits and WALMART INC debt. WALMART INC saw a cash impact of $-8.3B from the buyback of WMT shares. The cash flow statement helps in the WALMART INC stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. WALMART INC had an inflow of $31.53B from operating activities, $-18.93B spend due to financing activities, and $-13.99B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Feb - Jan2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow10.08B9.45B9.17B8.87B8.5B8.13B7.64B7.16B6.74B6.32B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities6.19B2.12B2.3B-2.82B-1.06B-1.78B-1.7B4.37B1.31B560M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---285M-144M-67M-1.03B79M-146M153M
Other Adjustments Net967M738M282M659M394M1.45B1.74B-203M1.85B593M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-10.16B-10.84B-11.6B-12.39B-12.37B-12.93B-12.21B-11.18B-10.79B-13.98B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-2.46B---------257M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.9B---------1.34B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities540M167M479M90M-245M-3.68B17M-438M43M-95M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-8.3B-4.11B-1.02B-6.68B-7.6B-6.3B-14.78B-7.28B-3.52B-7.69B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.92B-4.39B1.27B2.1B-1.27B111M6.95B-833M827M2.1B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-1.67B1.24B-6.29B911M2.75B3.02B503M-1.03B-3.75B2.38B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-6.7B-7.01B-6.79B-6.14B-5.36B-5.05B-4.44B-4.22B-3.75B-3.59B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-345M-1.84B-2.25B-1.21B-498M-242M-271M-832M267M-334M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-452M-1.02B-514M-442M223M-33M66M194M-781M252M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year8.71B9.14B7.28B7.78B6.55B7.4B7.91B7.28B5.57B7.77B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.87B8.71B9.14B7.28B7.78B6.55B7.4B7.91B7.28B5.57B
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 WALMART INC stock price history and WALMART INC stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • WALMART INC had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-1.84B 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 WALMART INC 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. WALMART INC gained $31.53B 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 $-13.99B for WMT in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between WALMART INC and its owners and creditors and was $-18.93B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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