Bell Industries Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:BLLI)

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$800 $0 (0%) BLLI stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The Bell Industries cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the Bell Industries 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 Bell Industries 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Bell Industries stock analysis. Bell Industries had a negative net income cash flow of $-1.9M for the latest 2009. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Bell Industries had an outflow of $-3.4M from operating activities, $-0.58M spend due to financing activities, and $3.36M inflow due to investing activities for 2009.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow-1.63M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-3M-0.85M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-0.22M-0.01M
Other Adjustments Net-1.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.12M-0.83M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities3.49M12.48M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.11M-0.12M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--4.77M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.46M-1.23M
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 Year3.23M-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.6M3.23M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Bell Industries stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Bell Industries 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:

  • Bell Industries has cash of $2.6M 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 Bell Industries stock price.
  • 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 negative value of $-3.4M for BLLI.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $3.36M for BLLI 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. Bell Industries spent $-0.58M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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