Ascent Capital Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:ASCMA)

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$2.79 $0.13 (4.89%) ASCMA stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Ascent Capital needs to disclose. While its important to look at the Ascent Capital 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 Ascent Capital 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. Ascent Capital had cash and cash equivalents of $10.47M at beginning of the quarter and $4.29M at quarter end of 2018 Q2. Ascent Capital cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Ascent Capital had an inflow of $63.67M from operating activities, $9.96M inflow due to financing activities, and $-79.8M outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow334.19M59.99M256.74M193.55M129.18M64.34M265.85M199.8M132.75M66.01M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.4M14.85M-20.88M-8.28M-14.83M3.58M-13.97M1.39M-10.05M7.23M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---3.5M-3.5M-3.5M-3.5M----
Other Adjustments Net7.09M3.94M11.69M23.68M20.99M-28.26M29.45M13.86M5.87M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-8.93M-3.31M18.21M22.61M26.86M10.39M-9.18M-5.07M-3.1M-2.27M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.18M-2.5M-25.52M-21.52M-1.56M-1.63M10.14M7.87M6.91M-0.63M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-69.7M-24.65M-142.9M-119.08M-88.28M-46.7M-201.32M-160.06M-106.75M-46.61M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-------7.14M-7.14M-7.14M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities10.1M2.25M12.7M27.35M13.2M22.15M42.64M48.99M18.5M20.57M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.14M-0.11M-0.83M-0.67M-0.43M-0.26M-17.3M-16.71M--
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 Year10.47M12.31M5.57M12.61M44.7M78.42M183.55M149.85M292.91M341.51M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.29M30.08M10.46M34.92M31.55M42.25M12.31M31.65M5.14M32.52M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Ascent Capital stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Ascent Capital stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Ascent Capital saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-6.18M till 2018 Q2. Apart from the Ascent Capital 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.
  • Ascent Capital increased its cash from operating activities to $63.67M till 2018 Q2. 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: Ascent Capital used $-79.8M 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.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Ascent Capital and its owners and creditors and was $9.96M till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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