WR Berkley Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WRB)

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$71.58 $0.24 (0.34%) WRB stock closing price Mar 19, 2018 (Closing)

The WR Berkley cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the WR Berkley debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as WR Berkley revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. WR Berkley cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. WR Berkley had cash and cash equivalents of $763.63M at the beginning of the quarter and $773.99M at quarter end for 2017 Q3. The cash from operating activities for WR Berkley is $ 2017 Q3, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow78.13M44.67M18.13M86.05M69.15M46.87M30.24M85.13M65.38M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities391.14M112.66M128.09M432.1M405.89M188.19M140.67M430.9M355.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-341.93M-164.93M-194.2M-271.69M-197.66M-131.23M-149.66M-138.43M-194.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-233.27M-199.56M-61.16M-349.95M-245.72M-135.65M-66.24M-286.22M-191.2M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-70.57M-71.34M-71.34M-53.45M-53.52M-41.21M-54.31M-7.31M-7.15M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-428.17M-13.73M-129.09M-950.22M-917.59M-390.39M-124.52M-103.56M135.2M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities297.94M60.32M-8.14M559.14M414.97M137.89M139.52M226.33M234.22M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-28.37M---132.39M-99.87M-37.42M-37.42M-223.65M-223.65M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.78M-1.47M-1.47M313.28M316.28M350.47M76.37M-272.03M-277.31M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-93.37M-15.75M--183.99M-30.65M-30.65M-14.71M-58.03M-43.23M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3.83M-1.26M-1.28M-3.82M-1.37M-0.92M3.15M-1.6M-3.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash18.3M11.01M10.14M-15.3M--11.27M-66.03M-38.36M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year763.63M674.44M839.73M905.67M911.74M642.95M515.43M1.13B951.86M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End773.99M788.35M608.39M795.28M873.06M948.71M837.51M763.63M879.93M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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WR Berkley stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and WR Berkley stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • WR Berkley saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-21.28M till 2017 Q3. Apart from the WR Berkley 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.
  • WR Berkley increased its cash from operating activities to $521.85M till 2017 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • 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 $-434.07M for WRB till last quarter 2017 Q3 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between WR Berkley and its owners and creditors and was $-127.37M till 2017 Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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