Cato Corp Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CATO)

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$20.29 $0.12 (0.59%) CATO stock closing price Sep 21, 2018 (Closing)

The Cato Corp cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows Cato Corp profits, the balance sheet shows Cato Corp 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. Cato Corp had cash and cash equivalents of $47.23M at beginning of the year and $78.04M at year end for 2018. Cato Corp cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. CATO increase in investments stood at a value of $66.85M for the latest year 2018.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow19.64M22.71M22.96M22.02M21.82M22.45M21.82M21.82M21.82M22.57M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-11.91M-16.39M3.06M28.84M14.21M-5.53M-7.98M-10.04M9.85M4.42M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net19.71M18.59M-6.08M2.6M1.76M2.66M9.96M7.24M10.94M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-11.09M-27.29M-26.53M-28.9M-31.54M-45.17M-35.89M-19.55M-9.96M-19.44M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments78.63M12.15M-50.02M-0.97M-2.68M47.98M-23.3M-33.85M-54.67M-9.84M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.68M--5.2M2.18M1.29M-0.67M-0.49M-2.25M6.51M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-38.29M-41.83M-5.66M-41.6M-5.9M--10.08M-4.82M--1.77M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------0.5M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-33.73M-35.43M-33.57M-33.88M-5.85M-87.22M-25.71M-21.21M-19.48M-19.38M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--0.04M--------
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 Year47.23M67.05M93.94M79.42M31.06M34.89M48.63M50.38M42.26M21.58M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End78.04M47.23M67.05M93.94M79.42M31.06M34.89M48.63M50.38M42.26M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Cato Corp stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Cato Corp 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:

  • Cato Corp saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $30.81M in 2018. Apart from the Cato Corp 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 $35.98M for CATO.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $66.85M for CATO 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 $-72.03M for Cato Corp. 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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