US Steel Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:X)

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$29.97 $0.23 (0.76%) X stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of X requires an investor to check the cash flows for US Steel. While its important to look at the US Steel 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 US Steel 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the US Steel stock analysis. US Steel generated $293M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q2. The cash from operating activities for US Steel is $ 2018 Q2, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow258M128M501M376M258M137M521M398M258M129M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-237M-273M-34M-189M-172M-156M606M520M450M323M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net40M28M-52M126M75M64M40M-6M-9M1M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-380M-208M-500M-291M-120M-47M-294M-262M-216M-148M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1M--2M-3M-1M-1M-21M-17M-15M-1M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--113M104M-1M-3M-3M-3M-3M-3M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares33M30M20M14M13M12M517M486M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-234M102M-367M-165M-108M--112M-61M-4M-17M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-18M-9M-35M-26M-18M-9M-31M-22M-15M-7M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-8M-6M-10M-10M-10M-7M-15M-15M--
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-10M10M17M15M10M1M-8M7M5M13M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.6B1.52B755M1.35B604M570M408M578M1.22B724M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.27B1.42B1.55B1.69B1.52B1.33B1.52B1.45B820M705M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While US Steel stock price history provides the price history of a stock, US Steel 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:

  • US Steel had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-325M in the latest quarter 2018 Q2. 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 US Steel 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: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $293M for X.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-381M for X 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 US Steel and its owners and creditors and was $-227M till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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