American Capital Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:ACAS)

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$17.99 $0.07 (0.39%) ACAS stock closing price Jan 03, 2017 (Closing)

The American Capital cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 American Capital profits and American Capital debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in American Capital stock analysis. American Capital had a positive net income cash flow of $167M till this quarter of 2016 Q3. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. American Capital had an inflow of $175M from operating activities, $-1.71B spend due to financing activities, and $2.08B inflow due to investing activities till 2016 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
167M26M-80M-187M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow487M249M71M-305M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-90M-40M-20M14M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net-389M-112M79M748M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
175M123M50M270M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.28B464M-65M-2.11B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities799M736M553M2.53B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
2.08B1.2B488M415M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-449M-460M-293M-437M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.27B-471M-367M-430M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities7M7M3M3M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-1.71B-924M-657M-864M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--1M--14M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
542M398M-119M-193M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year269M835M209M143M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.03B881M364M483M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • American Capital had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $542M in the latest quarter 2016 Q3. 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 American Capital 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.
  • American Capital increased its cash from operating activities to $175M till 2016 Q3. 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.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $2.08B for ACAS 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.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between American Capital and its owners and creditors and was $-1.71B till 2016 Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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