Blue Bird Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:BLBD)

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$14.9 $0.18 (1.22%) BLBD stock closing price Oct 21, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Blue Bird from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Blue Bird profits and Blue Bird debt. Blue Bird stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $14.93M for 2015. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   Blue Bird saw a inflow of $109.81M from investing activities for 2015. View details of Blue Bird cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep. 2015 2014 2013
Blue Bird Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow15.36M-17.56M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.16M3.18M-6.63M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---0.5M
Other Adjustments Net-9.09M--29.32M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-5.19M--4.94M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--115M0.56M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-115M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-36.75M--21.94M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--0.12M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---
Blue Bird Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year61.13M-39.17M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End52.86M0.47M46.59M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Blue Bird stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Blue Bird 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:
  • Blue Bird had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-8.27M for the latest year 2015. 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 Blue Bird 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Blue Bird gained $24.03M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $23.36M for BLBD in last year report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Blue Bird and its owners and creditors and was $-26.45M for 2015. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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