BRF Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:BRFS)

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$5.44 $0.11 (1.98%) BRFS stock closing price Jun 15, 2018 (Closing)

The BRF cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows BRF profits, the balance sheet shows BRF 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. BRF cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. BRF had cash and cash equivalents of $1.54B at the beginning of the quarter and $1.88B at quarter end for 2017 Q4. BRF had an inflow of $204.42M from operating activities, $378.06M inflow due to financing activities, and $-716.6M outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow600.71M448.72M281.59M139.25M459.52M366.73M220.98M95.7M235.58M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-591.85M-416.93M-268.09M-282.22M75.94M190.88M158.81M46.51M-975.98M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net548.1M-37.07M-8.64M-99.58M93.43M-238.26M-410.09M-180.7M1.11B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-454.1M-372.25M-262.79M-137.44M-669.18M-592.92M-349.25M-150.05M-498.82M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-350.69M-354.14M-260.81M-8.39M-823.31M-845.14M-788.81M-548.47M566.05M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments80.83M73.53M70.44M33.2M-42.83M-53.6M-0.17M-0.08M2.98M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities7.36M-6.07M-107.41M-12.61M342.66M325.29M323.86M334.9M-585.05M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares159.7M161.27M---153.92M-166.04M-153.87M-45.94M-1.12B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities218.36M1.26B1.33B444.38M1.56B1.59B1.07B736.51M78.94M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-----337.24M-346.46M-189.36M-170.4M-271.44M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--------6.11M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash25.68M-2.16M35.23M-2.88M-111.21M-126.68M-114.19M-57M366.19M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.54B1.83B1.34B899.89M703.65M1.39B1.08B626.96M617.15M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.88B2.67B2.65B2.01B1.82B1.78B1.32B1.45B1.64B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • BRF saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-108.42M till 2017 Q4. Apart from the BRF stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • BRF increased its cash from operating activities to $204.42M till 2017 Q4. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-716.6M for BRFS 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 shows the flow of cash between BRF and its owners and creditors and was $378.06M till 2017 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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