Meta Financial Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:CASH)

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$96.6 $0.25 (0.26%) CASH stock closing price Jul 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Meta Financial 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 Meta Financial profits one has to check the income statement and for Meta Financial debt one has to check the balance sheet. Meta Financial had cash and cash equivalents of $773.83M at beginning of the quarter and $107.56M at quarter end of 2018 Q2. Meta Financial 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 Meta Financial is $ 2018 Q2, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow19.18M9.56M55.29M35M24.84M9.47M35.61M26.64M17.56M8.63M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities23.11M-15.48M6.37M-11.29M3.93M-16.96M5.9M-7.61M5.82M-16.29M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net25.74M11.49M13.41M15.88M7.84M-3.27M3.17M--0.73M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.68M-2.59M-6.74M-5.64M-4.15M-2.84M-6.92M-5.48M-3.65M-1.5M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---29.42M-29.42M-29.42M-29.42M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-62.83M11.38M-227.94M-314.05M-362.28M4.42M-503.66M-407.99M-441.02M-129.04M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-223.04M-183.95M-436.32M-327.47M-227.46M-188.65M-227.89M-162.3M-83.15M-31.66M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.75M1.6M1.82M1.7M7.26M3.31M14.34M14.26M13.91M13.62M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-385.03M-205.01M307.92M-100.05M-100.03M-100.01M174.87M100M-0.06M49.96M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-703.75M113.86M-5.56M-717.93M-500.19M-991.25M451.03M-104.77M-77.38M-542M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.51M-1.25M-4.83M-3.62M-2.4M-1.19M-4.38M-3.28M-2.17M-1.06M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities114.94M288.55M774.84M705.54M442.14M1.23B770.78M529.32M563.22M911.5M
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 Year773.83M27.65M29.83M40.06M145.05M276.89M87.5M6.16M2.96M20.9M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End107.56M1.3B1.27B65.63M67.29M695.73M773.83M36.83M39.48M293.14M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Meta Financial stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Meta Financial 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:

  • Meta Financial has cash of $107.56M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Meta Financial stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Meta Financial reported a positive operating cash flow of $104.15M till 2018 Q2 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. 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 $-289.56M for CASH 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 $-974.6M for Meta Financial. 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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