Brocade Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:BRCD)

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$12.73 $0 (0%) BRCD stock closing price Nov 17, 2017 (Closing)

The Brocade 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 Brocade profits one has to check the income statement and for Brocade debt one has to check the balance sheet. Brocade cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Brocade had cash and cash equivalents of $1.44B at the beginning of the year and $1.26B at year end for 2016. Brocade has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-183.8M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow143.22M98.52M185.18M185.32M200M219.53M220.73M265.91M120.49M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-96.35M-44.34M96.47M-117.67M110.39M48.93M-167.2M-234.63M347.74M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net149.14M52.96M21.96M174.75M85.28M130.15M126.13M160.82M-196.82M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-77.04M-68.74M-54.73M-52.37M-72.79M-96.79M-171.43M-162.77M-144.07M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-564.88M-95.45M-6.9M-44.62M-3.9M--1.3B-44.55M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments147.91M-0.66M10.57M--1.56M3M1.26B-1.05B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--7.5M-70M-----
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-792.07M-241.13M-251.38M-146.22M-31.41M-113.54M56.58M145.65M-125.87M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities766.95M263.83M-2.48M-5.37M-191.86M-163.87M-168.73M-196.54M1.05B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------14.05M14.05M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-83.76M-67.47M-30.38M------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities11.03M-38.91M64.56M2.19M5.14M--1.5M-0.79M16.14M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-2.13M-5.6M-3.07M-0.84M-1.89M-0.57M-2.58M1.57M-5.53M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.44B1.26B986.99M713.22M414.2M333.98M334.19M453.88M315.75M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.26B1.44B1.26B986.99M713.22M414.2M333.98M334.19M453.88M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Brocade stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Brocade stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Brocade had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-183.8M for the latest year 2016. 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 Brocade 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: Brocade reported a positive operating cash flow of $409.94M for 2016 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 $-493.77M for BRCD 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 $-97.83M for Brocade. 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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