Ashtead Group Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:ASHTY)

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$119.96 $1.99 (1.69%) ASHTY stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Ashtead Group cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows Ashtead Group profits, the balance sheet shows Ashtead Group debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Ashtead Group saw a cash impact of $-71.4M from the buyback of ASHTY shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Ashtead Group stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Ashtead Group had an inflow of $549.52M from operating activities, $122.24M inflow due to financing activities, and $-681.08M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr201720162015
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow784.95M675.4M561.87M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-39.06M-94.38M-68.41M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net-1.36B-1.63B-1.41B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-121.98M-152.24M-113.81M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-544.73M-102.79M-386.03M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-14.35M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-71.4M-18.03M-32.44M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities343.83M348.97M670.09M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-150.18M-122.48M-98.14M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---
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 Year16.81M15.78M4.47M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End8.14M19.53M16.78M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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 Ashtead Group stock price history and Ashtead Group stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Ashtead Group has cash of $8.14M 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 Ashtead Group stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Ashtead Group reported a positive operating cash flow of $549.52M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring 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 $-681.08M for ASHTY in last 2017 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $122.24M for Ashtead Group. 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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