Franklin Resources Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:BEN)

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$32.72 $0.38 (1.18%) BEN stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Franklin Resources needs to disclose. While its important to look at the Franklin Resources 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 Franklin Resources 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. 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 Franklin Resources stock analysis. Franklin Resources generated $1.51B cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q3. Franklin Resources has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-2.1B.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow119.2M78.8M40M152.3M115.2M74.9M37M162.3M123.6M83.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.14B965.79M1B-760.6M-435.5M-306.5M16M-299.6M-334.2M-528.3M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-13.6M-58.6M-149M-45.99M-34.6M-7.89M-25.6M107.3M91.3M51.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-71.5M-43.7M-19.2M-74.9M-49M-28.8M-12.8M-97.6M-61.4M-35.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-97M-9.7M--14M-14M-14M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-104.3M-128.1M-39.4M225.8M154.7M166.1M3.59M301.4M165.3M145.2M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----84.9M-26.8M-49.2M-49.2M-11.6M-11.9M-11.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.04B-605.8M-198.7M-740.4M-587.6M-412.1M-256.2M-1.28B-1.04B-720.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-381.5M-19.6M-2.4M-641.6M-310.1M-66.5M-2.8M-93.8M-3.09M24.1M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.99B-239M-111.7M-441.2M-329.4M-216.7M-103.4M-408.7M-304.6M-198.9M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities102.1M99.9M261.7M867.2M496.3M333.5M-3.5M-14.3M-24.5M29.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-14.5M25.8M10M35M10.5M-33.8M-50.4M-4M-7.7M10.7M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year8.75B8.48B8.37B7.6B6.32B6.05B5.2B4.12B3.1B2.53B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.65B8.73B8.97B8.75B8.79B8.78B8.45B8.48B8.24B8.04B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Franklin Resources stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Franklin Resources stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Franklin Resources is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Franklin Resources stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $1.51B for BEN.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Franklin Resources used $-272.8M 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-3.32B for Franklin Resources. 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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