WR Berkley Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WRB)

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$74.28 $1.08 (1.43%) WRB stock closing price Jun 18, 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 $795.28M at the beginning of the quarter and $956.6M at quarter end for 2018 Q1. The cash from operating activities for WR Berkley is $ 2018 Q1, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
166.39M549.09M394.5M232.45M123.44M601.91M449.12M228.47M119.51M503.69M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow29.02M112.95M78.13M44.67M18.13M86.05M69.15M46.87M30.24M85.13M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities55.46M359.7M391.14M112.66M128.09M432.1M405.89M188.19M140.67M430.9M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-270.92M-310.86M-341.93M-164.93M-194.2M-271.69M-197.66M-131.23M-149.66M-138.43M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
-20.03M710.88M521.85M224.85M75.47M848.37M726.51M332.31M140.76M881.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-350.7M-351.75M-233.27M-199.56M-61.16M-349.95M-245.72M-135.65M-66.24M-286.22M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--70.57M-70.57M-71.34M-71.34M-53.45M-53.52M-41.21M-54.31M-7.31M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments183.46M-185.67M-428.17M-13.73M-129.09M-950.22M-917.59M-390.39M-124.52M-103.56M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities35.75M274.53M297.94M60.32M-8.14M559.14M414.97M137.89M139.52M226.33M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-131.48M-333.46M-434.07M-224.31M-269.75M-794.48M-801.87M-429.37M-105.55M-170.76M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-6.79M-47.8M-28.37M---132.39M-99.87M-37.42M-37.42M-223.65M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities181.76M6.96M-1.78M-1.47M-1.47M313.28M316.28M350.47M76.37M-272.03M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-17.01M-188.19M-93.37M-15.75M--183.99M-30.65M-30.65M-14.71M-58.03M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.54M-6.04M-3.83M-1.26M-1.28M-3.82M-1.37M-0.92M3.15M-1.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
157.41M-235.08M-127.37M-18.49M-2.75M-6.93M184.38M281.46M27.39M-555.31M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-12.85M18.3M11.01M10.14M-15.3M--11.27M-66.03M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
6.13M155.18M-21.28M-6.93M-186.89M31.65M109.43M185.07M73.88M89.19M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year795.28M763.63M674.44M839.73M905.67M911.74M642.95M515.43M1.13B951.86M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End956.6M950.47M773.99M788.35M608.39M795.28M873.06M948.71M837.51M763.63M
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 $6.13M till 2018 Q1. 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 decreased its cash from operating activities to $-20.03M till 2018 Q1. 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 $-131.48M for WRB till last quarter 2018 Q1 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between WR Berkley and its owners and creditors and was $157.41M till 2018 Q1. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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