First State Financial Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:FSTF)

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For analyzing any company like First State Financial from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the First State Financial 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 First State Financial 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the First State Financial stock analysis. First State Financial generated $2.95M cash from operating activities in 2008. First State Financial has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-3.95M. View details of First State Financial cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2008 2007 2006
First State Financial Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow0.54M0.32M0.45M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-7.42M-0.71M-0.37M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net24.06M3.98M1.36M
First State Financial Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.41M-5.31M-0.38M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-14.09M-52.44M-43.35M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities0.87M-0.12M0.04M
First State Financial Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.34M0.09M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities24M25M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings14M--11M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-0.94M-1.88M-1.7M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
First State Financial Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---
First State Financial Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year10.66M44.23M6.05M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.71M10.66M44.23M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: First State Financial cash reduced YoY to $-14.22M, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the First State Financial stock price movement.
  • 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 $2.95M for FSTF.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-16.62M for FSTF 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 $9.71M for First State Financial. 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.