Blue Bird Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:BLBD)

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$16.55 $0.1 (0.61%) BLBD stock closing price Dec 05, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Blue Bird from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Blue Bird 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 Blue Bird 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Blue Bird stock analysis. Blue Bird had a negative net income cash flow of $-3.87M for the latest quarter. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Blue Bird had an inflow of $34.63M from operating activities, $17.97M spend due to financing activities, and $2.58M spend due to investing activities for 2016-Q3. View details of Blue Bird cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep. 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2
Blue Bird Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow11.84M7.85M3.91M15.36M11.66M7.93M---6.43M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-10.08M-22.52M-43.74M2.16M-38.27M-32.63M4.62M3.18M0.19M-11.59M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net23.37M2.23M0.6M-9.09M-3.99M-4.99M---2.15M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.51M-3.93M-1.67M-5.19M-3.42M-1.83M----2.2M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-------115M-115M-115M1.37M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares------115M115M115M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-33.81M-5.87M7.06M-36.75M-8.81M-5.87M----1.54M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------0.11M-0.12M-0.12M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.91M-0.95M--------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities10.82M-0.11M-0.05M10.29M10.56M10.59M1.25M1.26M1.26M-0.6M
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 End42.7M28.61M16.63M52.86M27.82M22.61M0.11M0.47M0.81M52.29M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Blue Bird stock price history and Blue Bird stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Blue Bird has cash of $42.7M 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 Blue Bird stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Blue Bird gained $34.63M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-6.51M for BLBD 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 Blue Bird and its owners and creditors and was $-24.9M for 2016-Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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