American Financial Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:AFG)

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$109.53 $0.85 (0.77%) AFG stock closing price Jun 18, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of AFG requires an investor to check the cash flows for American Financial. The profit-loss statement shows American Financial profits, the balance sheet shows American Financial debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. 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 American Financial stock analysis. American Financial generated $1.8B cash from operating activities in 2017. American Financial has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $231M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow107M134M132M144M142M257M192M214M198.4M220.5M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities522M-220M211M374M60M171M-6M2M17.4M-166.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net698M568M644M298M105M-13M161M225M167.9M722.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-54M6M15M-33M-18M-67M-83M-70M-61.3M-41M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---42M811M-5M288M4M-33M-28.6M-68.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.24B-2.17B-4.38B-4.5B-2.9B-1.62B-2.35B-1.61B-607.1M-641.19M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2M-821M-174M99M8M-23M-14M8M-86.1M29.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares37M-413M-65M-144M-16M-369M-276M-260M-66.1M-24.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-33M284M-47M143M-40M7M-18M122M-298.4M47.09M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings54M42M43M43M32M36M39M7M-9.7M45.9M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-417M-185M-176M-167M-160M-90M-67M-63M-59.9M-50.7M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities2.08B2.99B3.34B2.23B2.27B1.41B2.32B1.01B158.3M178.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.11B1.22B1.34B1.64B1.71B1.32B1.1B1.12B1.26B815.9M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.34B2.11B1.22B1.34B1.64B1.71B1.32B1.1B1.12B1.26B
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 three main sections:

  • American Financial had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $231M for the latest year 2017. 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 Financial 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: American Financial reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.8B for 2017 and has seen an increase 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 $-3.29B for AFG in last 2017 report.
  • 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. American Financial earned $1.72B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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