Blount Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BLT)

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$10 $0.02 (0.2%) BLT stock closing price Apr 11, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Blount from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Blount profits one has to check the income statement and for Blount debt one has to check the balance sheet. Blount had cash and cash equivalents of $27.25M at beginning of the year and $25.94M at year end for 2015. Blount cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Blount is $ 2015, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow43.22M46.48M49.52M45.11M34.79M27.59M25.94M28.56M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-14.2M-19.21M14.89M-31.63M-21.87M-18.9M2.32M-7.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----0.33M-12.51M--4.31M
Other Adjustments Net82.1M18.12M27.79M-1.79M15.46M5.77M5.47M5.31M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-27.55M-37.09M-29.41M-51.72M-39.4M-19.84M-14M-24.42M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--2.66M---217.36M-90.85M--64.39M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--3.39M--25.17M-1.72M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-20.56M2.06M---2.39M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-6.46M-54.57M-81.38M-13.61M-61.56M67.53M-39.65M28.52M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----228.2M-3.4M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5.56M-0.62M-1.75M1.1M-4.85M-5.26M-5.89M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-2.39M-4.71M3.83M1.11M-1.33M--1.11M-3M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year27.25M42.79M50.26M62.11M80.7M55.07M58.27M57.58M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End25.94M27.25M42.79M50.26M62.11M80.7M55.07M58.27M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Blount stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Blount 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 Blount is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Blount stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Blount reported a positive operating cash flow of $61.25M for 2015 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-27.55M for BLT 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-32.59M for Blount. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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