Blue Bird Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:BLBD)

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$16 $0.25 (1.54%) BLBD stock closing price Jan 20, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Blue Bird needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows Blue Bird profits, the balance sheet shows Blue Bird debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Blue Bird cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Blue Bird compared to various industry peers like HOG stock and FOXF stock. Blue Bird had an inflow of $3.84M from operating activities, $8.83M inflow due to financing activities, and $3.07M spend due to investing activities for 2016-Q4. View details of Blue Bird cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep. 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3
Blue Bird Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow15.84M11.84M7.85M3.91M15.36M11.66M7.93M---
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-18.95M-10.08M-22.52M-43.74M2.16M-38.27M-32.63M4.62M3.18M0.19M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations0.13M---------
Other Adjustments Net21.18M23.37M2.23M0.6M-9.09M-3.99M-4.99M---
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.58M-6.51M-3.93M-1.67M-5.19M-3.42M-1.83M---
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--------115M-115M-115M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares11.81M------115M115M115M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-36.75M-33.81M-5.87M7.06M-36.75M-8.81M-5.87M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------0.11M-0.12M-0.12M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.88M-1.91M-0.95M-------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities11.74M10.82M-0.11M-0.05M10.29M10.56M10.59M1.25M1.26M1.26M
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 Year52.86M61.13M-39.17M------
Cash & Equivalents at Year End52.3M42.7M28.61M16.63M52.86M27.82M22.61M0.11M0.47M0.81M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Blue Bird stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Blue Bird stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Blue Bird has cash of $52.3M 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: 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 $25.1M for BLBD.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Blue Bird used $3.07M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-16.07M for Blue Bird.

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