First Merchants Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:FRME)

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$41.09 $1.01 (2.4%) FRME stock closing price Feb 17, 2017 (Closing)

The First Merchants cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For First Merchants profits one has to check the income statement and for First Merchants debt one has to check the balance sheet. First Merchants stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $58.75M for 2016-Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   First Merchants had an inflow of $48.3M from operating activities, $96.16M inflow due to financing activities, and $165.32M spend due to investing activities for 2016-Q3. View details of First Merchants 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
First Merchants Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow5.36M3.6M1.83M6.26M4.7M3.12M1.53M6M4.5M3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities9.81M-7.93M8.66M-5.65M3.99M-0.68M1.75M-1.11M0.17M-0.99M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net8.92M1.2M-3.39M-9.33M-5.86M-0.17M-1.76M10.78M2.83M-2.14M
First Merchants Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----7.93M-12M-12M--10.08M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments4.95M-11.77M-10.88M-9.89M-5.61M-9.62M-23.59M34.07M-56.77M-83.13M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-281.82M-99.77M-19.37M-322.55M-271.88M-192.29M-42.45M-149.97M-140.33M-89.84M
First Merchants Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares0.41M-0.02M-0.45M0.94M0.62M-0.07M-0.53M0.43M0.14M-0.11M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities53.58M-11.16M-26.26M120.84M143.7M128.55M15.16M-111.27M38.28M57.44M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-16.02M-10.26M-4.5M-15.65M-11.44M-7.24M-3.04M-10.69M-7.65M-4.73M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities153.46M116.73M20.25M161.15M68.63M43.59M7.39M180.86M78.71M98.2M
First Merchants Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
First Merchants Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year118.61M109.43M101.46M73.31M58.3M179.14M150.48M134.68M89.95M70.41M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End99.6M120.47M85.73M102.17M84.67M105.92M89.24M118.61M74.23M115.89M
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 First Merchants stock price history and First Merchants stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: First Merchants cash grew QoQ to $58.75M, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the First Merchants stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: First Merchants reported a positive operating cash flow of $82.86M for 2016-Q3 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. 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 $-276.86M for FRME 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 $191.43M for First Merchants. 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.