WALMART INC Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WMT)

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$83.7 $0.09 (0.11%) WMT stock closing price Jun 15, 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 $28.34B from operating activities, $-19.88B spend due to financing activities, and $-9.06B outflow due to investing activities for 2018.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow10.53B10.08B9.45B9.17B8.87B8.5B8.13B7.64B7.16B6.74B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities3.24B6.19B2.12B2.3B-2.82B-1.06B-1.78B-1.7B4.37B1.31B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----285M-144M-67M-1.03B79M-146M
Other Adjustments Net4.04B967M738M282M659M394M1.45B1.74B-203M1.85B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.67B-10.16B-10.84B-11.6B-12.39B-12.37B-12.93B-12.21B-11.18B-10.79B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-375M-2.46B--------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--1.9B--------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities988M540M167M479M90M-245M-3.68B17M-438M43M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-8.3B-8.3B-4.11B-1.02B-6.68B-7.6B-6.3B-14.78B-7.28B-3.52B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-5.59B-1.92B-4.39B1.27B2.1B-1.27B111M6.95B-833M827M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings4.15B-1.67B1.24B-6.29B911M2.75B3.02B503M-1.03B-3.75B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-6.81B-6.7B-7.01B-6.79B-6.14B-5.36B-5.05B-4.44B-4.22B-3.75B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3.33B-345M-1.84B-2.25B-1.21B-498M-242M-271M-832M267M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash487M-452M-1.02B-514M-442M223M-33M66M194M-781M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year6.87B8.71B9.14B7.28B7.78B6.55B7.4B7.91B7.28B5.57B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.76B6.87B8.71B9.14B7.28B7.78B6.55B7.4B7.91B7.28B
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 $-111M for the latest year 2018. 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 $28.34B 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 $-9.06B for WMT in last 2018 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between WALMART INC and its owners and creditors and was $-19.88B for 2018. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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