BGC Partners Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:BGCP)

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$11.48 $0.19 (1.68%) BGCP stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The BGC Partners cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the BGC Partners 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 BGC Partners 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 BGC Partners stock analysis. BGC Partners generated $1.26B cash from operating activities in 2017. BGC Partners saw a outflow of $-231.32M from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow217.48M127.67M174.54M75.3M247.3M90.95M81.06M91.37M84.06M86.93M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities77.37M-376.93M-86.05M28.46M-33.85M-46.35M-193.29M-128.56M206.81M24.41M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net885.11M97.28M-143.93M83.6M-220.84M91.08M159.21M48.48M42.92M119.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-75.84M-77.61M-37.62M-13.72M-22.98M-36.75M-27.19M-29.1M-29.13M-38.86M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-105.52M-162.26M-158.58M-129.97M574.54M-31.41M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-49.61M574.2M116.28M-37.3M-7.1M36.8M-48.45M-16.25M-10.44M-99.45M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.32M-0.54M-19.34M-13.24M-17.69M-36.61M-17M-15.82M-16.94M41.72M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares269.6M-80.32M-11.41M-125.33M-21.68M12.33M12.66M-4.24M-7.91M55.26M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities96.36M128.97M22.94M293.49M-48.24M114.92M145.93M21.67M17.58M-46.81M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings6.04M--70M---13.6M13.6M---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-200.11M-170.79M-131.36M-105.13M-91.39M-90.59M-77.24M-42.6M-24.17M-148.6M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.11B-147.89M-102.09M-116.25M-202.02M-108.06M-86.33M-72.3M-42.77M-37.19M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash3.41M--8.74M-4.69M-1.26M-4.29M-3.18M3.54M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year535.61M462.13M648.27M716.91M388.4M369.71M364.1M469.3M204.93M277.29M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End634.33M502.02M461.2M648.27M716.91M388.4M369.71M364.1M469.3M204.93M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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BGC Partners stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and BGC Partners 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 BGC Partners is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - BGC Partners stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $1.26B for BGC Partners in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-231.32M for BGCP 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. BGC Partners spent $-935.07M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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