Standard Motor Products Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:SMP)

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$46.98 $0.81 (1.69%) SMP stock closing price Oct 27, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Standard Motor Products from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Standard Motor Products 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 Standard Motor Products 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 Standard Motor Products stock analysis. Standard Motor Products generated $23.72M cash from operating activities in 2016-Q2. Standard Motor Products saw a outflow of $73.32M from investing activities for 2016-Q2. View details of Standard Motor Products 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
Standard Motor Products Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.91M4.19M17.22M12.77M8.37M4.2M16.94M12.62M8.26M3.99M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-25.07M-21.23M-9.27M11.05M-8.66M-29.49M-26.82M-21.32M-18.56M-8.94M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations1.07M0.45M2.1M1.54M0.82M0.39M9.87M9.45M1.21M0.68M
Other Adjustments Net7.37M3.04M9.09M6.65M3.31M1.79M3.96M-4.33M1.77M
Standard Motor Products Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-10.13M-4.09M-18.04M-14.61M-10.18M-4M-13.9M-9.34M-6.37M-2.76M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-67.28M------37.72M-37.72M-37.72M-12.22M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities0.01M-0.03M0.03M0.02M0.02M0.43M0.02M0.01M-
Standard Motor Products Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.37M-0.37M-19.51M-15.41M-6.93M0.03M-9.9M-9.39M-5.76M-4.46M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities0.1M0.12M-0.17M-0.17M-0.11M-0.06M0.18M-0.05M-0.04M-0.03M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings55.03M3.74M-8.28M-32.2M-3.36M16.54M35.67M38.43M39.44M12.56M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-7.7M-3.84M-13.69M-10.29M-6.87M-3.43M-11.9M-8.92M-5.95M-2.98M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities0.13M0.12M0.5M0.16M0.13M0.03M1.26M1.25M0.15M0.03M
Standard Motor Products Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash0.08M0.23M-0.93M-0.7M0.12M-0.58M-2.93M-1.93M-0.7M-0.5M
Standard Motor Products Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year13.72M5.55M13.07M10.87M12.13M10.61M6.6M13.26M22.34M14.04M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End12.39M13.36M18.8M13.35M12.7M8.11M13.72M10.58M6.21M4.42M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Standard Motor Products stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Standard Motor Products stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Standard Motor Products had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-6.4M for the latest quarter 2016-Q2. 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 Standard Motor Products 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $23.72M for Standard Motor Products in the latest quarter. 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 $-77.41M for SMP 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 shows the flow of cash between Standard Motor Products and its owners and creditors and was $47.2M for 2016-Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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