Cathay General Bancorp Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CATY)

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$36.45 $0.17 (0.47%) CATY stock closing price Jan 20, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Cathay General Bancorp from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Cathay General Bancorp 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 Cathay General Bancorp 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. Cathay General Bancorp purchased $53.19M worth of CATY shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Cathay General Bancorp stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for Cathay General Bancorp is $176.69M for 2015, which saw an increase of 17.74% from previous year. View details of Cathay General Bancorp cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Cathay General Bancorp Net Income Cash Flow
161.1M137.83M123.73M118.04M100.75M12.17M-66.77M50.52M125.46M117.57M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow12.71M10.71M15.77M17.04M16.27M17.32M17.21M13.2M13.11M13.61M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-24.63M-15M18.31M40.91M34.53M17.25M-55.84M32.95M10.94M-7.96M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net27.51M16.52M-42.75M-11.42M22.48M121.75M251.82M71.06M-0.55M3.42M
Cathay General Bancorp Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
176.69M150.07M115.07M164.57M174.05M168.5M146.4M167.75M148.97M126.64M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.91M-4.77M-6.18M-3.1M-2.88M-4.97M-12.22M-24.17M-2.78M-18.2M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires6.57M--------3.65M-31.25M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-363.88M340.09M351.21M304.44M430.58M661.47M-497.95M-378.05M-2.31B-1.05B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-817.34M-794.67M-656.83M-347.87M-300.64M-59.9M230.59M-893.29M1.71M-1.87M
Cathay General Bancorp Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-1.18B-459.36M-311.8M-46.53M127.05M596.59M-279.58M-1.3B-2.31B-1.1B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-50.22M2.97M-242.64M1.05M1.59M125.23M120.62M261.15M-90.19M5.92M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-150M-97.64M325M-79.67M-332.58M-378.1M-1.85B65.88M658.8M533.06M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-50M-350M-450M-150M-161M4M-105M229.97M1.05B123M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-45.28M-23.1M-12.6M-16.04M-16.04M-16.04M-22.46M-20.75M-18.08M-18.42M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Cathay General Bancorp Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
1B332.37M205.57M-91.01M-270.55M-777.87M148.48M1.09B2.15B994.8M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Cathay General Bancorp Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
3.3M23.08M8.83M27.02M30.54M-12.77M15.3M-33.61M-14.36M23.52M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year176.83M153.74M144.9M117.88M87.34M100.12M84.81M118.43M132.79M109.27M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End180.13M176.83M153.74M144.9M117.88M87.34M100.12M84.81M118.43M132.79M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Cathay General Bancorp stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Cathay General Bancorp 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:
  • Cathay General Bancorp has cash of $180.13M 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 Cathay General Bancorp stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Cathay General Bancorp reported a positive operating cash flow of $176.69M for 2015 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-1.18B for CATY 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Cathay General Bancorp earned $671.8M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.
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Key Financial Ratios For Cathay General Bancorp Cash Flow

FCF margin
0.59