AstroNova Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:ALOT)

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$13.33 $0.08 (0.6%) ALOT stock closing price Feb 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like AstroNova from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about AstroNova profits and AstroNova 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 AstroNova stock analysis. AstroNova generated $1.97M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q3. AstroNova has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-9.63M.

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Fiscal year is Feb - Jan2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.41M1.47M-2.43M1.82M1.25M-2.06M1.46M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-4.2M-1.61M-2.18M-0.47M----3.06M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.11M---1.06M-----
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.71M-0.98M-0.35M-0.76M-0.89M-0.37M-0.19M-3.06M-2.17M-1.29M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-9M-9M-9M-----7.36M-7.36M-7.36M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments3.44M1.6M1.55M3.62M3.11M1.52M1.59M4.78M4M1.87M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-14.78M------2.09M1.96M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares3.83M-10.81M----0.01M-0.04M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities8.64M8.92M9.04M-------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.47M-0.99M-0.52M-2.08M-1.55M-1.03M-0.51M-2.04M-1.53M-1.02M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.63M-0.15M--------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----0.01M-0.15M---0.5M-0.04M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year10.04M7.95M8.34M30.99M11.7M7.72M14.15M10.97M5.74M4.59M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End8.46M8.82M18.63M18.09M18.12M14.9M14.53M10.04M11.29M5.05M
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 AstroNova stock price history and AstroNova stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that AstroNova is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - AstroNova stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. AstroNova gained $1.97M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-22.06M for ALOT stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $10.37M for AstroNova. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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