Abaxis Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:ABAX)

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$51.8 $0.43 (0.84%) ABAX stock closing price Jul 25, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Abaxis needs to disclose. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Abaxis profits and Abaxis debt. Abaxis stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $32.71M for 2017-Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   Abaxis had an inflow of $10.89M from operating activities, $3.21M spend due to financing activities, and $2.09M spend due to investing activities for 2017-Q4. View details of Abaxis cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar. 2017-Q4 2017-Q3 2017-Q2 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3
Abaxis Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8M5.76M3.75M1.84M7.87M6.09M3.84M1.7M9.12M6.86M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-11.87M-10.84M-4.56M-0.64M-21.63M-19.59M-13.33M-8.84M0.98M0.92M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----0.55M----7.68M-
Other Adjustments Net4.3M2.18M-0.79M2.55M10.74M6.2M3.95M1.57M6.63M4.04M
Abaxis Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-10.17M-8.01M-5.64M-2.57M-5.18M-4.4M-2.63M-0.58M-6.05M-4.93M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-0.78M-0.78M---0.23M-1.13M--19.48M-0.72M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.94M-5.01M-1.51M-4.94M-14.82M-23.57M-21.85M-25.02M-3.33M3.74M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Abaxis Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-----13.02M0.01M0.01M0.01M0.1M0.09M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-11.71M-8.55M-5.4M-2.7M-9.97M-7.49M-4.99M-2.49M-9M-6.75M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.9M-1.84M-1.76M-0.97M-3.62M-3.6M-3.4M-2.8M-2.06M-2.06M
Abaxis Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.62M-0.72M-0.32M-0.24M0.11M0.12M0.21M0.32M-2.1M-1.02M
Abaxis Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year88.32M107.01M73.58M54.91M45.84M43.47M27.85M49.23M17.21M10.18M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End91.33M85.65M90.39M87.52M88.32M82.4M83.63M77.87M107.01M89.77M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Abaxis stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Abaxis 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:
  • Abaxis has cash of $91.33M 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 Abaxis stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Abaxis reported a positive operating cash flow of $33.15M for 2017-Q4 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.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-15.9M for ABAX stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-13.61M for Abaxis.

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