Ambac Financial Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:AMBC)

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$19.86 $0.34 (1.68%) AMBC stock closing price Jun 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Ambac Financial cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Ambac Financial profits and Ambac Financial debt. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Ambac Financial cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Ambac Financial compared to various industry peers like KNSL stock and STC stock. AMBC increase in investments stood at a value of $928.76M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow-31.15M25.76M557.69M76.22M7.76M-186.33M-182.58M-122.23M-212.88M-33.6M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities94.22M815.71M-980.25M-1.71B-725.82M-417.31M2.07B1.48B787.65M872.71M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net52.87M-72.25M17.4M177.26M-2.95B249.1M75.62M-2.69B-2.41B3.35B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments772.34M-567.81M-216M1.35B68.11M1.07B222.95M2.4B4.1B5.09B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities156.42M-146.82M43.4M-73.03M-196.64M-30.46M5.07M76.13M486.91M157.25M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--------100M1.88B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-180.84M-66.99M52.27M-307.12M-20.51M-396.24M-222.64M-398.89M-2.76B-5.05B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------2.44M-87.56M-40.58M-526.16M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--------0.81M-12.5M-15.8M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.26M-2.71M-5.37M------11.47M-132.14M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1.2M-3.9M--------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year91.02M35.74M73.9M77.37M196.78M15.99M9.49M112.07M107.81M123.93M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End623.7M91.02M35.74M73.9M230.32M43.83M15.99M9.49M113.23M107.81M
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 Ambac Financial stock price history and Ambac Financial stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Ambac Financial has cash of $623.7M 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 Ambac Financial stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Ambac Financial lost $-212.76M 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 positive value of $928.76M for AMBC 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 shows the flow of cash between Ambac Financial and its owners and creditors and was $-182.11M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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