Alaska Communications Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:ALSK)

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$1.68 $0.01 (0.6%) ALSK stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of ALSK requires an investor to check the cash flows for Alaska Communications. While its important to look at the Alaska Communications 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 Alaska Communications 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. Alaska Communications stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $2.06M till 2018 Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Alaska Communications has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.19M35.16M26.47M17.75M9.08M35.3M26.37M17.47M8.68M37.09M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.4M-15.3M-7.7M-6.22M-5.95M-6.12M-1.71M-1.07M--4.36M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-16.76M10.17M9.07M2.88M5.82M3.09M2.19M--33.02M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-8.68M-31.4M-22.04M-12.56M-6.37M-36.56M-28.86M-20.15M-6.73M-43.77M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------285.16M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------1.87M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1.69M-1.14M-0.77M-0.46M-0.24M-1.17M-0.79M-0.53M-0.2M-2.91M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.8M1.01M3.09M3.7M91.88M-13.57M-12.5M-11.63M-10.76M-244.29M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.37M-6.08M-6.08M-6.1M-5.81M-0.99M-0.49M-0.49M-0.56M-4.61M
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 Year23.14M36M31.7M43.03M16.83M20.49M15.31M6.27M1.32M35.2M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End17.04M16.16M23.15M24.9M107.89M21.22M21.88M22.24M27.96M36M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Alaska Communications stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Alaska Communications stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Alaska Communications has cash of $17.04M 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 Alaska Communications stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $13.42M for ALSK.
  • 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 $-10.37M for ALSK till last quarter 2018 Q1 report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-2.17M for Alaska Communications.

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