Metro Bancorp Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:METR)

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$28.19 $0 (0%) METR stock closing price Feb 15, 2016 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Metro Bancorp needs to disclose. While its important to look at the Metro 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 Metro 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Metro Bancorp stock analysis. Metro Bancorp had a positive net income cash flow of $21.08M for the latest year. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. METR decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-221.65M for the latest 2014. View details of Metro Bancorp cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Metro Bancorp Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.51M8.64M10.1M11.05M8.19M8.02M7.18M7.21M4.78M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.59M10.97M-1.29M0.94M-43.78M26.13M-23.1M5.55M-6.36M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net9.7M7.65M11.89M35.64M48.67M17.14M6.55M3.42M-1.47M
Metro Bancorp Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.02M-2.36M-2.45M-1.68M-0.61M-13.07M-2.38M-10.41M-21.68M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments41.2M33.52M-129.48M-128.86M-148.01M-3.73M125.63M-115.87M-184.77M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-258.83M-235.47M-97.52M-82.52M49.01M-28.13M-285.62M--
Metro Bancorp Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares0.68M0.37M0.04M3.8M3.23M79.59M1.49M2.61M0.46M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-15.8M-25M-8.54M19.72M-26.57M-25M-50M15.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings55.72M164.52M48.22M-75.47M89.4M-249.05M82.79M104.53M-45.1M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-0.08M-0.08M-0.08M-0.08M-0.08M-0.08M-0.08M-0.08M0.96M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Metro Bancorp Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---------
Metro Bancorp Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year44.99M56.58M55.07M32.85M40.26M49.51M50.95M52.5M36.42M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End42.83M44.99M56.58M55.07M32.85M40.26M49.51M50.95M52.5M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Metro Bancorp stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Metro 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:
  • Metro Bancorp has cash of $42.83M 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 Metro Bancorp stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $37.71M for Metro 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 $-221.65M for METR 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 $181.77M for Metro 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.