White Mountains Insurance Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:WTM)

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$864.11 $2.91 (0.34%) WTM stock closing price Apr 18, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like White Mountains Insurance needs to disclose. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For White Mountains Insurance profits one has to check the income statement and for White Mountains Insurance debt one has to check the balance sheet. White Mountains Insurance had cash and cash equivalents of $81.1M at beginning of the quarter and $97.1M at quarter end of 2017 Q4. White Mountains Insurance cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for White Mountains Insurance is $ 2017 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow37.2M25.9M19.2M14.6M64.5M34.7M22.5M17.4M67.5M46.8M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities29.5M11.2M-12.9M-52.3M-192.2M-137.6M-143.9M-55.1M174.3M140.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-420.5M-416.2M53.2M1M-439.5M-437.8M-402.8M-49.8M-84.1M-84.8M
Other Adjustments Net-144.7M-109.4M-74.8M-52.4M-7.9M-72M-44.8M-24.2M-261.5M-20.4M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1M-0.1M-0.4M-4.3M-3.2M-3.7M-2.7M32.5M37M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires1.1B1.13B--2.63B2.64B2.24B-8.1M-13.1M-9.29M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-373.2M-469.4M87.8M40.69M-1.07B-866.09M-1.2B106.29M-52.3M-91.8M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-11.7M35.09M-123.7M-1M-286.2M-432M-89.8M79.3M44.2M125M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-715.3M-715.3M---889.1M-868.8M-549.3M-178.4M-281.4M-179.5M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities11M-3.6M-2.3M-1.2M-53.8M-50.69M-49M91.4M94.5M37.6M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-4.6M-5.5M-4.6M-9.7M-5.4M-19.6M-14.9M-10.1M-25.7M-20.8M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities9.9M-0.3M-4.29M2M5.9M16.2M14.2M-1.7M-1.99M-0.3M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-98.1M-97.2M-0.8M--196.5M-199.5M-194.9M13.3M-36.9M-40M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year81.1M167.2M238M326.7M212.6M251.9M103.6M148.9M183.9M162.8M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End97.1M48.6M53.3M125M149.8M244.7M135M170.4M173.5M183.2M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While White Mountains Insurance stock price history provides the price history of a stock, White Mountains Insurance stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • White Mountains Insurance has cash of $97.1M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the White Mountains Insurance stock price.
  • White Mountains Insurance increased its cash from operating activities to $94.6M till 2017 Q4. 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $718.5M for WTM 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.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between White Mountains Insurance and its owners and creditors and was $-699M till 2017 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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