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Spire Cash Flow from Investing

: $-590.90 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2022)
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Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

For the three months ended in Mar. 2022, Spire spent $130.20 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment. It gained $0.00 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment. It spent $0.00 Mil on purchasing business. It gained $0.00 Mil from selling business. It spent $0.00 Mil on purchasing investments. It gained $0.00 Mil from selling investments. It paid $0.00Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale. And it received $0.10 Mil from other investing activities. In all, Spire spent $130.10 Mil on investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries for the three months ended in Mar. 2022.


Spire Cash Flow from Investing Historical Data

The historical data trend for Spire's Cash Flow from Investing can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Spire Annual Data
Trend Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21
Cash Flow from Investing
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -433.50 -531.70 -838.30 -631.60 -622.00

Spire Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Cash Flow from Investing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -140.70 -157.40 -160.30 -143.10 -130.10

Spire Cash Flow from Investing Calculation

Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

If a company spends cash on property, plant and equipment (PPE), this will reduce their cash position. This is called Capital Expenditures (CPEX).

Likewise, if a company buys another company for cash, this will reduce their cash position.

Spire's Cash Flow from Investing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as:

Spire's Cash Flow from Investing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as:


Cash Flow from Investing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-590.90 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Spire  (NYSE:SRpA.PFD) Cash Flow from Investing Explanation

Cash flow from investing contains nine items:

1. Purchase Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Purchase of PPE indicates the amount used to purchase property, plant, and equipment.

Spire's purchase of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $-130.20 Mil. It means Spire spent $130.20 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment.

In the capital spending for property, plant and equipment (PPE), some part of spending may be from the expansion of business. The business needs more property, plant and equipment (PPE) as it grows. Another part may be from replacement of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of existing business. For some companies, the cash spent on replacing of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business will be close to the depreciation of property, plant and equipment (PPE) reported in the income statement.

In Warren Buffett's definition of Owner's Earnings, he deducts the estimate of the cost of replacing the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business from cash flow from operations. The cash spent on the new property, plant, and equipment is not deducted. The reason is because these are not costs of the existing business. In his 1986 letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett wrote this about owner earnings:

"These represent (a) reported earnings plus (b) depreciation, depletion, amortization, and certain other non-cash charges...less (c) the average annual amount of capitalized expenditures for plant and equipment, etc. that the business requires to fully maintain its long-term competitive position and its unit volume....Our owner-earnings equation does not yield the deceptively precise figures provided by GAAP, since (c) must be a guess - and one sometimes very difficult to make. Despite this problem, we consider the owner earnings figure, not the GAAP figure, to be the relevant item for valuation purposes...All of this points up the absurdity of the 'cash flow' numbers that are often set forth in Wall Street reports. These numbers routinely include (a) plus (b) - but do not subtract (c)."

2. Sale Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Sale of PPE indicates the amount gained from selling property, plant, and equipment.

Spire's sale of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0.00 Mil. It means Spire gained $0.00 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment.

3.Purchase Of Business:
Purchase of business indicates the amount used to purchase business.

Spire's purchase of business for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0.00 Mil. It means Spire spent $0.00 Mil on purchasing business.

4. Sale Of Business:
Sale of business indicates the amount gained from selling business.

Spire's sale of business for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0.00 Mil. It means Spire gained $0.00 Mil from selling business.

5. Purchase Of Investment:
Purchase of Investments represents cash outflow on the purchase of investments in securities.

Spire's purchase of investment for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0.00 Mil. It means Spire spent {stock_data.stock.currency_symbol}}0.00 Mil on purchasing investments.

6. Sale Of Investment:
Sale of Investments represents cash inflow on the sale of investments in securities.

Spire's sale of investment for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0.00 Mil. It means Spire gained $0.00 Mil from selling investments.

7. Net Intangibles Purchase And Sale:
Net Intangibles purchase and sale means the net cash inflow received by a company that comes from the purchase and sale of intangibles. It equals the cash received from sale of intangibles minus the cash spent on purchasing intangibles.

Spire's net Intangibles purchase and sale for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0.00 Mil. It means Spire paid $0.00 Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale.

8. Cash From Discontinued Investing Activities:
Cash from discontinued investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from the discontinued investing activities.

Spire's cash from discontinued investing activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was 0.00 Mil. It means Spire paid $0.00 Mil for discontinued investing activities.

9. Cash From Other Investing Activities:
Cash from other investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from other investing activities.

Spire's cash from other investing activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $0.10 Mil. It means Spire received $0.10 Mil from other investing activities.


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Spire Business Description

Spire logo
Industry
Utilities » Utilities - Regulated NAICS : 221210 SIC : 4924
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
700 Market Street, Saint Louis, MO, USA, 63101
Spire Inc is a public utility holding company with two key business segments: Gas Utility and Gas Marketing. The Gas Utility segment includes the regulated operations of Laclede Gas, Alabama Gas Corporation (Alagasco), and EnergySouth Inc. The Utilities businesses operations include the purchase, retail, distribution, and sale of natural gas in Missouri, Alabama, and Mississippi. The Gas Utility segment generates a majority of the company's revenue but is subject to seasonal fluctuations. The Gas Marketing segment includes Laclede Energy Resources, Inc, whose operations include the marketing of natural gas and related activities on a non-regulated basis.
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