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

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$39.71 $0.43 (1.07%) CATY stock closing price Feb 24, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CATY requires an investor to check the cash flows for Cathay General Bancorp. The profit-loss statement shows Cathay General Bancorp profits, the balance sheet shows Cathay General Bancorp 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. Cathay General Bancorp cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  Cathay General Bancorp had cash and cash equivalents of $176.83M at the beginning of the year and $180.13M at year end for 2015.   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-66.77M50.52M125.46M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow12.71M10.71M15.77M17.04M16.27M17.32M17.21M13.2M13.11M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-24.63M-15M18.31M40.91M34.53M17.25M-55.84M32.95M10.94M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net27.51M16.52M-42.75M-11.42M22.48M121.75M251.82M71.06M-0.55M
Cathay General Bancorp Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
176.69M150.07M115.07M164.57M174.05M168.5M146.4M167.75M148.97M
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
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires6.57M--------3.65M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-363.88M340.09M351.21M304.44M430.58M661.47M-497.95M-378.05M-2.31B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-817.34M-794.67M-656.83M-347.87M-300.64M-59.9M230.59M-893.29M1.71M
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
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-50.22M2.97M-242.64M1.05M1.59M125.23M120.62M261.15M-90.19M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-150M-97.64M325M-79.67M-332.58M-378.1M-1.85B65.88M658.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-50M-350M-450M-150M-161M4M-105M229.97M1.05B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-45.28M-23.1M-12.6M-16.04M-16.04M-16.04M-22.46M-20.75M-18.08M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Cathay General Bancorp Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
1B332.37M205.57M-91.01M-270.55M-777.87M148.48M1.09B2.15B
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-14.36M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year176.83M153.74M144.9M117.88M87.34M100.12M84.81M118.43M132.79M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End180.13M176.83M153.74M144.9M117.88M87.34M100.12M84.81M118.43M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Cathay General Bancorp stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Cathay General Bancorp stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $176.69M for Cathay General Bancorp in the latest year. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $1B for Cathay General Bancorp. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.
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