American Financial Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AFG)

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$111.77 $3.53 (3.06%) AFG stock closing price Mar 22, 2018 (Closing)

The American Financial cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about American Financial profits and American Financial debt. 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 $993M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q3. AFG decrease in investments stood at a value of $-2.23B for the latest quarter 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow105M69M38M134M91M53M28M132M118M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities132M-81M-393M-220M-194M-177M-27M211M72M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net445M286M124M568M496M383M230M644M477M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment8M23M13M6M8M17M-13M15M31M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--------42M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-2.24B-2.02B-1.03B-2.17B-2.08B-1.48B-1.06B-4.38B-3.35B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities6M7M-180M-821M-370M-282M-125M-174M-100M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares30M27M15M-413M-90M-78M-63M-65M-66M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-10M115M-284M302M---47M-182M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings43M30M17M42M29M17M9M43M32M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-212M-185M-27M-185M-72M-48M-24M-176M-65M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities1.63B1.53B1.05B2.99B2.02B1.76B950M3.34B2.34B
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 Year1.22B1.34B1.64B1.71B1.32B1.1B1.12B1.26B815.9M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.35B2.21B1.89B2.11B1.64B1.55B1.23B1.22B894M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The American Financial stock price history and American Financial stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • American Financial has cash of $2.35B 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 American Financial stock price.
  • American Financial increased its cash from operating activities to $993M till 2017 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 negative value of $-2.23B for AFG 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: 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 $1.48B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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