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

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$52.64 $1.47 (2.87%) BF.B stock closing price Jul 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. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Brown Forman profits and Brown Forman debt. Brown Forman had cash and cash equivalents of $182M at beginning of the quarter and $239M at quarter end of 2018 Q4. Brown Forman cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. BF.B decrease in investments stood at a value of $-128M for the latest quarter 2018 Q4.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr2018 Q42018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow64M48M31M15M58M42M28M15M56M40M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-103M-75M-233M-92M-94M-120M-201M-24M-141M-161M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-46M-18M-1M1M6M-1M--7M-458M24M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-127M-100M-64M-28M-112M-71M-36M-16M-108M-88M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----307M-307M-307M-307M543M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1M-1M-1M--3M-2M-1M-1M-2M-2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-29M-25M-8M-6M-571M-566M-447M-204M-1.12B-770M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities345M-250M--717M717M717M717M240M240M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-3M111M21M45M-152M-54M6M-43M80M319M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-773M-216M-140M-70M-274M-203M-134M-67M-266M-199M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-6M----5M-5M-5M-5M10M10M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash19M24M8M13M-13M-20M-14M-6M-4M-11M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year182M263M370M437M204M338M567M232M340M119M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End239M287M212M238M182M197M211M459M263M317M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Brown Forman stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Brown Forman stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Brown Forman had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $57M in the latest quarter 2018 Q4. 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 Brown Forman 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: 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 $632M for BF.B.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-128M for BF.B 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 shows the flow of cash between Brown Forman and its owners and creditors and was $-466M till 2018 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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