ABM Industries Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:ABM)

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$30.38 $0.4 (1.3%) ABM stock closing price Jun 20, 2018 (Closing)

The ABM Industries cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For ABM Industries profits one has to check the income statement and for ABM Industries debt one has to check the balance sheet. ABM Industries cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. ABM Industries had cash and cash equivalents of $53.5M at the beginning of the year and $62.8M at year end for 2017. The cash from operating activities for ABM Industries is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow70.1M57.5M57M57.3M60.39M50.89M52.65M36.31M33.32M28.07M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-38.3M-55.7M10.6M-32.2M-23.5M14.35M-0.46M16.22M3M-60.57M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-21.8M-21.9M-21.3M--1.8M3.38M8.86M20.81M13.32M
Other Adjustments Net-8.19M46.4M22.7M20M25.52M20.97M35.9M24.34M29.43M42.04M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-57.2M-44M-26.5M-37.4M-32.59M-28.05M-22.12M-23.94M-18.58M-34.06M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-818.1M-96M-19.2M-48.2M-199.32M-5.96M-290.98M-65.43M-18.88M-422.88M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-0.4M5M-0.1M-4.81M-4.78M---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities4M-136.2M3.6M1.21M4.17M-1.51M-35.42M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-8.6M-41.3M-16M-10M13.29M12.49M9.7M11.37M6.33M14.62M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities918.2M107.6M-164.2M4.9M99.87M-85M159.5M-32M-57.5M230M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings15.8M--7.3M6.6M2.96M---7.93M-18.09M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-39.5M-36.9M-36M-34.6M-32.87M-31.3M-29.74M-28.15M-26.72M-25.27M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-11.9M22.5M6.6M-1.5M-3.5M-0.01M-5.02M---1.61M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash1.5M-3.3M--------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year53.5M55.5M36.7M32.6M43.45M26.46M39.44M34.15M26.74M136.19M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End62.8M53.5M55.5M36.7M32.63M43.45M26.46M39.44M34.15M-
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While ABM Industries stock price history provides the price history of a stock, ABM Industries 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:

  • ABM Industries has cash of $62.8M 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 ABM Industries stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: ABM Industries reported a positive operating cash flow of $5.6M for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-871.8M for ABM in last 2017 report.
  • 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 $874M for ABM Industries.

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