Asta Funding Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:ASFI)

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$3.05 $0.05 (1.61%) ASFI stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of ASFI requires an investor to check the cash flows for Asta Funding. Financials statements like the Asta Funding income statement and Asta Funding balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Asta Funding stock analysis. Asta Funding had a positive net income cash flow of $10.62M for the latest 2016. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for Asta Funding is $ 2016, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow------1.29M1.66M1.27M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities8.65M-9.75M----1.42M44.81M-54.39M-5.86M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-14.73M-14.46M-9.29M15.12M6.06M7.38M19.52M175.97M51.53M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.17M-0.09M-0.01M-0.72M-0.63M-0.47M-0.1M-0.18M-0.36M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---5.58M------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments5.4M15.17M7.66M57.98M-5.54M17.03M48.29M57.7M42.79M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-20.42M-15.39M-3.11M-17.16M-63.68M-0.11M-0.08M-0.15M2.14M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-9.97M-1.27M--1.45M-15.54M----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities15.82M19.31M-3.22M-25.7M-10.14M-18.87M-36.02M-90.69M-104.75M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----1.29M-1.14M-1.16M-1.15M-1.42M-2.25M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.48M-0.99M-0.08M-0.5M-0.05M-4.11M1.29M-5.31M
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 Year24.31M28.71M35.17M4.95M84.34M75.3M2.38M3.62M4.52M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End18.52M24.31M28.71M35.17M4.95M84.34M84.23M2.38M3.62M
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 Asta Funding stock price history and Asta Funding stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Asta Funding had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-5.78M for the latest year 2016. 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 Asta Funding 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. Asta Funding gained $5.03M 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 negative value of $-15.19M for ASFI 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Asta Funding earned $4.36M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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