Weight Watchers Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:WTW)

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$92.58 $0.79 (0.86%) WTW stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WTW requires an investor to check the cash flows for Weight Watchers. While its important to look at the Weight Watchers 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 Weight Watchers 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Weight Watchers cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Weight Watchers compared to various industry peers like DUFRY stock and PGENY stock. Weight Watchers had an inflow of $222.27M from operating activities, $-211.48M spend due to financing activities, and $-40.79M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow70.99M59.36M62.51M85.24M58M43.71M35.82M33.67M29.97M25.95M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities12.57M-27.06M-65.75M22.53M-3.2M9.81M21.81M21.71M13.24M-8.89M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-24.61M19.25M25.28M25.24M63.99M38.43M39.9M33.57M47.72M19.77M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-40.64M-34.34M-3.95M-9.09M-40.65M-48.8M-21.75M-9.13M-12.34M-16.28M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--2.89M-3.11M-16.67M-83.82M-30.4M----39.66M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.14M-0.29M-33.24M-43.21M-20.86M-30.24M-23.46M-19.5M-11.27M-16.24M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares5.47M-41.57M-16.18M-1.49B7.11M-106.57M--107.89M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-178.77M-165.32M-158.11M-30M-88.36M1.32B-139.28M-133.91M-162.5M-0.62M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings25M-48M48M-70M30M-174M46M-32M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--0.01M-0.04M-0.08M-29.57M-51.96M-51.62M-53.4M-54.07M-55.04M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-63.18M----42.68M-22.22M5.83M-8.91M1.56M3.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash4.39M-2.16M-5.6M-6.55M--11.79M2.21M-1.62M3.9M-1.42M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year108.65M241.52M301.21M174.55M70.21M53.19M40.53M46.13M47.32M39.82M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End83.05M108.65M241.52M301.21M174.55M70.21M47.46M40.53M46.13M47.32M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Weight Watchers saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-25.6M in 2017. Apart from the Weight Watchers 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Weight Watchers gained $222.27M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-40.79M for WTW stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Weight Watchers spent $-211.48M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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