Brown Forman Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:BF.A)

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$68.3 $0.43 (0.63%) BF.A stock closing price Feb 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Brown Forman cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Brown Forman profits one has to check the income statement and for Brown Forman debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Brown Forman stock analysis. Brown Forman had a positive net income cash flow of $417M till this quarter of 2018 Q2. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Brown Forman has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $30M.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
417M178M669M524M342M144M1.07B545M356M156M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow31M15M58M42M28M15M56M40M27M13M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-233M-92M-94M-120M-201M-24M-141M-161M-222M-27M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-1M1M6M-1M--7M-458M24M-5M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
214M102M639M445M169M128M524M448M161M147M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-64M-28M-112M-71M-36M-16M-108M-88M-65M-39M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---307M-307M-307M-307M543M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1M--3M-2M-1M-1M-2M-2M-1M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-65M-28M-422M-380M-344M-324M433M-90M-66M-39M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-8M-6M-571M-566M-447M-204M-1.12B-770M-745M-235M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--717M717M717M717M240M240M490M490M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings21M45M-152M-54M6M-43M80M319M113M-176M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-140M-70M-274M-203M-134M-67M-266M-199M-130M-65M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---5M-5M-5M-5M10M10M8M7M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-127M-31M-285M-111M137M398M-1.06B-400M-264M21M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash8M13M-13M-20M-14M-6M-4M-11M-6M-5M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
30M56M-81M-66M-52M196M-107M-53M-175M124M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year263M370M437M204M338M567M232M340M119M283M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End212M238M182M197M211M459M263M317M195M494M
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 Brown Forman stock price history and Brown Forman stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Brown Forman saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $30M till 2018 Q2. Apart from the Brown Forman 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Brown Forman reported a positive operating cash flow of $214M till 2018 Q2 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. 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 $-65M for BF.A till last quarter 2018 Q2 report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-127M for Brown Forman.

Key Financial Ratios For Brown Forman Cash Flow

FCF margin
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