Blue Bird Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:BLBD)

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$18.65 $0.1 (0.53%) BLBD stock closing price Sep 25, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Blue Bird needs to disclose. While its important to look at the Blue Bird 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 Blue Bird 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. Blue Bird had cash and cash equivalents of $52.86M at beginning of year and $52.3M at year end for 2016. Blue Bird cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. BLBD decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-9.58M for the latest 2016. View details of Blue Bird cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep.2016201520142013
Blue Bird Net Income Cash Flow
6.9M14.93M-3.85M54.2M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow15.84M15.36M-17.56M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-18.95M2.16M3.18M-6.63M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations0.13M---0.5M
Other Adjustments Net21.18M-9.09M--29.32M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
25.1M23.36M-0.67M35.32M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.58M-5.19M--4.94M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---115M0.56M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-9.58M-5.19M-115M-4.38M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares11.81M-115M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-36.75M-36.75M--21.94M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---0.12M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.88M---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities11.74M10.29M1.26M-1.58M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-16.07M-26.45M116.14M-23.52M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----
Blue Bird Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-0.55M-8.27M0.47M7.41M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year52.86M61.13M-39.17M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End52.3M52.86M0.47M46.59M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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 Blue Bird stock price history and Blue Bird stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Blue Bird has cash of $52.3M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Blue Bird stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Blue Bird gained $1.74M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $25.1M for BLBD in last year report.
  • 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. Blue Bird earned $10.38M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.
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Key Financial Ratios For Blue Bird Cash Flow

FCF margin
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