American Superconductor Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:AMSC)

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$6.35 $0.01 (0.16%) AMSC stock closing price Aug 13, 2018 (Closing)

The American Superconductor cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the American Superconductor 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 American Superconductor 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. 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 Superconductor stock analysis. American Superconductor generated $-24.82M cash from operating activities in 2018. The cash from operating activities for American Superconductor is $ 2018, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar2018201720162015201420132012201120102009
Net Income Cash Flow
-32.77M-27.37M-23.13M-48.65M-56.25M-66.13M-136.82M-186.28M16.24M-16.63M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow11.45M7.51M7.97M9.55M10.61M13.05M15.45M60.25M9.78M8.4M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-5.56M6.54M4.29M2.95M4.64M-10.2M-65.75M-25.81M2.11M-7.52M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.05M2.09M6.3M3.47M27.72M18.01M46.08M129.01M12.52M13.33M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
-24.82M-11.21M-4.55M-32.67M-13.26M-45.27M-141.04M-22.82M40.68M-2.42M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment14.37M-0.62M-1.15M-0.71M-0.22M-1.29M-10.89M-40.86M-16.54M-6.53M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires1.24M------22.35M-9.76M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----5.27M110.11M-53.07M-22.59M-0.97M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--6.02M2.52M4.23M3.37M-13.53M-1.13M-0.86M4.01M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
16.39M-4.87M1.8M4M7.35M63.33M-104.83M-39.99M-3.49M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares17.12M-22.31M15.05M7.62M--163.05M19M12.46M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.57M-3.16M-4M-5.87M5.22M-1.92M----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----32.89M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.27M2.03M-0.11M-0.4M-0.05M-0.04M-0.27M---
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
15.27M-1.13M18.2M8.78M12.79M31.22M-163.05M19M12.46M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--0.39M--0.54M--0.33M---2.76M-3.7M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
7.3M-12.54M18.84M-22.62M3.87M-7.03M-77.5M36.18M16.92M2.84M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year26.78M39.33M20.49M43.11M39.24M46.27M123.78M87.59M70.67M67.83M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End34.08M26.78M39.33M20.49M43.11M39.24M46.27M123.78M87.59M70.67M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While American Superconductor stock price history provides the price history of a stock, American Superconductor stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • American Superconductor has cash of $34.08M 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 Superconductor 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 negative value of $-24.82M for AMSC.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $16.39M for AMSC 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 American Superconductor and its owners and creditors and was $15.27M for 2018. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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