AmTrust Financial Services Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:AFSI)

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The AmTrust Financial Services cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the AmTrust Financial Services debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as AmTrust Financial Services revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. AmTrust Financial Services had cash and cash equivalents of $1B at beginning of the year and $567.77M at year end for 2016. AmTrust Financial Services cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. AmTrust Financial Services had an inflow of $916.7M from operating activities, $268.37M inflow due to financing activities, and $-1.61B outflow due to investing activities for 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow146.58M105.41M78.48M72.04M44.99M50M18.42M8.79M8.06M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities399.97M368.98M635.17M574.93M308.09M150.59M-117.8M-47.36M-47.83M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-60.22M5.85M-4.72M-20.76M-10.4M-100.19M-28.71M98.94M21.14M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-117.04M-167.51M-77.17M-39.58M-27.38M-38.6M-14.72M-5.51M-4.97M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-402.23M-243.42M-86.09M-53.44M-99.41M-9.41M-12.97M6.54M-55.88M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-903.47M-1.22B-705.82M-841M-423.4M-52.5M-173.79M33M-125M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-183.23M-92.22M-182.89M4.47M-39.86M3.13M--8.48M9.86M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares261.37M660.48M128.26M119.66M8.87M5.42M1.77M-5.77M1.03M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities37.38M236.17M215.89M248.7M23.97M185.01M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---10.69M---14.16M-20.83M-20.83M33.33M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-156.07M-116.88M-68.33M-33.22M-30.2M-19.71M-16.64M-13.08M-10.2M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities125.68M2.02M-280.18M91.72M63.62M-137.2M185.86M-111.71M138.03M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-15.23M-15.65M-15.74M2.89M3.27M-2.6M1.22M4.02M-3.79M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1B902.75M830.02M414.37M406.84M192.92M233.81M192.05M145.33M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End567.77M931.97M902.75M830.02M414.37M406.84M201.94M233.81M192.05M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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AmTrust Financial Services stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and AmTrust Financial Services stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that AmTrust Financial Services is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - AmTrust Financial Services stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. AmTrust Financial Services gained $916.7M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.61B for AFSI 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. AmTrust Financial Services earned $268.37M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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