Benefitfocus Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:BNFT)

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$36.9 $0.4 (1.07%) BNFT stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Benefitfocus cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Benefitfocus profits one has to check the income statement and for Benefitfocus debt one has to check the balance sheet. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Benefitfocus stock analysis. Benefitfocus generated $-4.77M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q2. BNFT decrease in investments stood at a value of $-3.56M for the latest quarter 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow7.96M3.93M15.9M11.84M7.94M4M13.07M9.61M6.31M3.04M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.21M-0.37M-19.84M-25.61M-13.35M-10.16M-21.56M-16.69M-14.78M-15.93M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net13.12M6.56M23.86M17.56M11.2M6.43M25.72M19.16M12.59M6.42M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.56M-1.64M-8.27M-6.15M-3.82M-2.1M-12.7M-10.86M-4.96M-2.61M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--2M2M2M2M38.22M35.72M29.22M24.52M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--3.71M3.57M3.16M2.45M6.87M2.11M1.59M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities6.02M4.55M6.98M13.36M7.6M5.88M-0.19M-3.18M3.44M-27.87M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-------0.58M-0.2M-0.2M-0.2M
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 Year55.34M56.85M48.07M51.07M65.64M19.7M15.85M18.16M26.02M-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End53.29M54.78M55.33M54.57M59.39M57.67M56.85M50.8M56.92M22.25M
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 Benefitfocus stock price history and Benefitfocus stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Benefitfocus had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-2.04M in the latest quarter 2018 Q2. 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 Benefitfocus 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.
  • 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 $-4.77M for BNFT.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-3.56M for BNFT stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $6.29M for Benefitfocus. 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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