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$15.56 $0.17 (1.08%) ARD stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like ARDAGH GROUP SA from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For ARDAGH GROUP SA profits one has to check the income statement and for ARDAGH GROUP SA debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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 ARDAGH GROUP SA stock analysis. ARDAGH GROUP SA generated $942.67M cash from operating activities in 2017. ARD decrease in investments stood at a value of $-492.81M for the latest year 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20172016
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow690.61M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities72.33M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--
Other Adjustments Net118.68M-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-471.33M-338.62M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--2.97B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-21.47M-13.27M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares345.87M6.63M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-637.48M1.8B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-167.28M-298.78M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-88.16M1.48B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-36.16M54.22M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year872.59M611.95M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End739.21M854.3M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • ARDAGH GROUP SA had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-133.37M for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the ARDAGH GROUP SA stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. ARDAGH GROUP SA gained $942.67M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: ARDAGH GROUP SA used $-492.81M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • 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 $-547.06M for ARDAGH GROUP SA.

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