Brooks Automation Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:BRKS)

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$29.4 $0.19 (0.65%) BRKS stock closing price Mar 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Brooks Automation from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Brooks Automation profits and Brooks Automation debt. Brooks Automation stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $16.49M till 2018 Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Brooks Automation had an inflow of $3.22M from operating activities, $190.18M inflow due to financing activities, and $-94.35M outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.64M28.4M20.67M13.75M6.83M28.38M21.68M14.16M6.71M26.35M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-23.85M-0.69M-6.89M1.12M-0.17M--4.39M-4.35M-15.2M-9.08M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.94M5.9M2.37M--1.82M80.39M78.83M79.15M-12.24M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.5M-12.57M-6.82M-5.15M-3.76M-10.04M-9.41M-6.09M-2.48M-16.14M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-65.07M-44.79M-5.34M-5.34M-5.34M-125.24M-125.49M-125.49M-125.49M-12.67M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-26.78M3.42M3.42M-0.17M-0.17M126.23M125.98M126.23M122.97M11.17M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--0.24M-0.24M---1.82M-1.49M-0.74M-0.3M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.04M---1.88M---1.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities197.55M---------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-7.06M-27.93M-20.93M-13.94M-6.96M-27.5M-20.61M-13.73M-6.84M-26.99M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.32M-0.02M-0.02M-0.02M-0.02M-0.7M-0.5M---8.82M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash1.67M--0.39M-0.76M-4.57M1.64M-0.12M-0.05M-0.61M-5.46M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year85.08M80.72M94.11M82.97M54.63M58.83M59.82M59.98M110.26M168.23M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End202.34M101.62M117.08M103.93M82.94M85.08M66.11M62.16M55.57M80.72M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Brooks Automation stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Brooks Automation 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:

  • Brooks Automation saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $100.72M till 2018 Q1. Apart from the Brooks Automation 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.
  • 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 positive value of $3.22M for BRKS.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-94.35M for BRKS till last quarter 2018 Q1 report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $190.18M for Brooks Automation.

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