Southern First Bancshares Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:SFST)

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$26.85 $0.1 (0.37%) SFST stock closing price Oct 21, 2016 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Southern First Bancshares needs to disclose. While its important to look at the Southern First Bancshares 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 Southern First Bancshares 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. Southern First Bancshares had cash and cash equivalents of $41.26M at beginning of quarter and $71.51M at quarter end for 2016-Q2. Southern First Bancshares cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Southern First Bancshares is $1.65M for 2016-Q2, which saw an increase of -137.41% from previous quarter. View details of Southern First Bancshares cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2 2014-Q1
Southern First Bancshares Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow0.9M0.43M1.66M1.22M0.83M0.37M1.58M1.19M0.79M0.39M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-7.99M-8.77M5.68M1.54M-1.62M-4.05M-6.34M-4.89M0.07M-0.16M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.43M0.92M2.59M2.43M1.83M0.95M2.87M2.09M0.85M0.44M
Southern First Bancshares Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.48M-0.85M-4.65M-3.6M-2.54M-0.17M-2.22M-2.11M-1.45M-0.58M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments6.7M13.63M-34.44M-10.29M4.06M7.79M14.36M12.1M10.93M-0.08M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-60.98M-34.25M-136.86M-124.74M-92.74M-37.93M-142.92M-103.63M-83.89M-41.98M
Southern First Bancshares Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares0.36M0.28M0.62M0.18M0.11M0.07M9.43M2.18M2.18M2.11M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---20M-20M-20M-20M11.1M15.5M3M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-------1.01M-0.68M-0.43M-0.18M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities63.39M17.5M196.82M155.01M105.61M61.4M108.58M92.44M67.05M42.09M
Southern First Bancshares Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Southern First Bancshares Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year41.26M39.2M29.41M23M53.85M12.08M13.16M16.97M16.57M25.6M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End71.51M54.77M62.86M50.33M41.41M51.72M41.26M58.03M41.12M42.49M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Southern First Bancshares stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Southern First Bancshares stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Southern First Bancshares cash grew QoQ to $6.31M, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Southern First Bancshares stock price movement.
  • Southern First Bancshares increased its cash from operating activities to $6.06M in 2016-Q2. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-56.76M for SFST 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Southern First Bancshares earned $45.97M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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