Associated British Foods Cash Flow - Quarterly (OTCMKTS:ASBFY)

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$35.26 $0.32 (0.9%) ASBFY stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of ASBFY requires an investor to check the cash flows for Associated British Foods. 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 Associated British Foods profits and Associated British Foods debt. Associated British Foods cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Associated British Foods had cash and cash equivalents of $833.33M at the beginning of the quarter and $1.76B at quarter end for 2017 Q4. Associated British Foods saw a outflow of $-465.13M from investing activities till 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2017 Q42017 Q22016 Q42016 Q22015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow723.68M317.1M692.3M316.64M744.86M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-295.3M-301M-327.63M-452.76M-497.6M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----
Other Adjustments Net-346M-291.09M17.09M2.86M446.61M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-980.96M-466.98M-1.05B-465.66M-788.13M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires472.74M463.27M-14.24M-12.89M-72.63M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----10.81M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities43.09M18.58M-9.97M-5.73M38.63M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.8M--358.97M-16.99M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-11.4M-2.47M17.09M5.73M23.18M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings62.1M141.21M-155.27M30.08M-177.71M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-384.02M-258.88M-411.68M-293.72M-443.52M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-87.45M-29.72M-115.38M-30.08M-98.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-19.01M19.81M59.82M48.71M-1.54M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year833.33M402.65M458.84M562.79M688.57M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.76B1.26B658.11M636.16M904.04M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Associated British Foods stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Associated British Foods 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:

  • Associated British Foods saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.17B till 2017 Q4. Apart from the Associated British Foods stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Associated British Foods increased its cash from operating activities to $2.08B till 2017 Q4. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • 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 $-465.13M for ASBFY till last quarter 2017 Q4 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-424.57M for Associated British Foods. 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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