Blue Bird Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:BLBD)

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$18.6 $0.1 (0.53%) BLBD stock closing price Apr 28, 2017 (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. Blue Bird cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  Blue Bird had cash and cash equivalents of $52.86M at the beginning of the quarter and $12.99M at quarter end for 2017-Q1.   BLBD increase in investments stood at a negative value of $-2.95M for the latest 2017-Q1. View details of Blue Bird cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep. 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4
Blue Bird Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.11M15.84M11.84M7.85M3.91M15.36M11.66M7.93M--
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-33.26M-18.95M-10.08M-22.52M-43.74M2.16M-38.27M-32.63M4.62M3.18M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-0.04M0.13M--------
Other Adjustments Net5.51M21.18M23.37M2.23M0.6M-9.09M-3.99M-4.99M--
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.95M-9.58M-6.51M-3.93M-1.67M-5.19M-3.42M-1.83M--
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---------115M-115M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2.79M11.81M------115M115M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-5.12M-36.75M-33.81M-5.87M7.06M-36.75M-8.81M-5.87M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------0.11M-0.12M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-0.95M-2.88M-1.91M-0.95M------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.86M11.74M10.82M-0.11M-0.05M10.29M10.56M10.59M1.25M1.26M
Blue Bird Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Blue Bird Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year52.86M61.13M-39.17M------
Cash & Equivalents at Year End12.99M52.3M42.7M28.61M16.63M52.86M27.82M22.61M0.11M0.47M
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 Blue Bird stock price history and Blue Bird stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Blue Bird had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-39.31M for the latest quarter 2017-Q1. 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 Blue Bird 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was negative at $-32.2M for Blue Bird in the latest quarter. 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.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-2.95M for BLBD stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • 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 $11.93M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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