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

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$49.78 $0.87 (1.72%) BF.A stock closing price Sep 17, 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 $200M till this quarter of 2019 Q1. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Brown Forman has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-28M.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr2019 Q12018 Q42018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow18M64M48M31M15M58M42M28M15M56M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-117M-103M-75M-233M-92M-94M-120M-201M-24M-141M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net25M-46M-18M-1M1M6M-1M--7M-458M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-23M-127M-100M-64M-28M-112M-71M-36M-16M-108M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------307M-307M-307M-307M543M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2M-1M-1M-1M--3M-2M-1M-1M-2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-5M-29M-25M-8M-6M-571M-566M-447M-204M-1.12B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-345M-250M--717M717M717M717M240M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-41M-3M111M21M45M-152M-54M6M-43M80M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-76M-773M-216M-140M-70M-274M-203M-134M-67M-266M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--6M----5M-5M-5M-5M10M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-7M19M24M8M13M-13M-20M-14M-6M-4M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year239M182M263M370M437M204M338M567M232M340M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End211M239M287M212M238M182M197M211M459M263M
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 $-28M till 2019 Q1. 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 $126M till 2019 Q1 and has seen a decrease 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 $-25M for BF.A till last quarter 2019 Q1 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 $-122M for Brown Forman.

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