Blue Bird Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:BLBD)

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$22.3 $0.6 (2.76%) BLBD stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of BLBD requires an investor to check the cash flows for Blue Bird. The profit-loss statement shows Blue Bird profits, the balance sheet shows Blue Bird debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Blue Bird stock analysis. Blue Bird had a positive net income cash flow of $28.8M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Blue Bird had an inflow of $47.64M from operating activities, $-28.13M spend due to financing activities, and $-9.2M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep20172016201520142013
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow15.57M15.84M15.36M-17.56M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-7.95M-18.95M2.16M3.18M-6.63M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-0.27M----0.5M
Other Adjustments Net11.49M21.18M-9.09M--29.32M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.2M-9.58M-5.19M--4.94M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----115M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-11.28M11.81M-115M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-10.61M-36.75M-36.75M--21.94M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----0.12M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-4.26M-2.88M---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.97M11.74M10.29M1.26M-1.58M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-----
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year52.3M52.86M61.13M-39.17M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End62.61M52.3M52.86M-46.59M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Blue Bird stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Blue Bird stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Blue Bird has cash of $62.61M 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: Blue Bird reported a positive operating cash flow of $47.64M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Blue Bird used $-9.2M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Blue Bird and its owners and creditors and was $-28.13M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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