The First Bancshares Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:FBMS)

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$30.1 $0.1 (0.33%) FBMS stock closing price Feb 24, 2017 (Closing)

The The First Bancshares cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 The First Bancshares profits and The First Bancshares debt. The First Bancshares stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $7.81M for 2016-Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   The cash from operating activities for The First Bancshares is $2.63M for 2016-Q3, which saw an increase of 17.94% from previous quarter. View details of The First Bancshares cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2
The First Bancshares Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.52M1.74M0.87M3.21M2.41M1.64M0.87M3.08M1.69M1.09M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-5.87M-5.27M-2.53M-3.91M0.5M-0.05M0.02M-5.04M-0.72M0.22M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-1.81M0.51M0.79M1.63M-1.92M-3.37M-1.34M2.4M2.86M-0.38M
The First Bancshares Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.05M-0.71M-0.15M-0.28M0.08M0.54M0.75M-0.91M-0.39M-0.01M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----0.84M---4.27M4.27M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments5.41M-1.14M-12.82M13.2M15.79M18.23M8.66M14.63M3.33M-16.41M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-89.86M-59.53M-26.73M-68.58M-42.17M-26.76M-12.65M-96.69M-56.6M-36.41M
The First Bancshares Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.2M-0.1M-0.1M-0.43M-0.43M-0.43M-0.12M-0.08M0.08M-0.08M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-42.32M-42.32M-31.34M20.87M-30.46M-45.45M-40M24.34M-15.64M-38.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-0.84M-0.56M-0.28M-1.12M-0.84M-0.56M-0.27M-1.1M-0.8M-0.54M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities155.09M115.66M124.41M24.09M71.2M69.41M91.91M53.84M68.53M104.18M
The First Bancshares Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
The First Bancshares Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year44.61M39.25M30.87M23.18M33.97M15.99M25M11.34M19.18M28.88M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End70.11M54.77M95.96M41.25M65.23M62.02M94.47M44.61M50.44M55.44M
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 The First Bancshares stock price history and The First Bancshares stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • The First Bancshares had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $28.85M for the latest quarter 2016-Q3. 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 The First Bancshares 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: 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 $2.63M for FBMS.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-85.51M for FBMS 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.
  • 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 $111.72M for The First Bancshares.