Cato Corp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:CATO)

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$16.25 $0.42 (2.52%) CATO stock closing price Apr 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Cato Corp cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Cato Corp profits and Cato Corp debt. Cato Corp had cash and cash equivalents of $47.23M at beginning of the quarter and $78.05M at quarter end of 2018 Q4. 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 Corp has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $30.81M.

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Fiscal year is Feb - Jan2018 Q42018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow19.64M14.98M9.94M5.06M22.71M17.08M11.34M5.67M22.96M16.96M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-11.91M-8.56M6.61M-14.11M-16.39M-35.42M-9.99M-6.9M3.06M-12.51M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net19.72M7.83M5.49M2.42M18.59M4.57M1.89M1.51M--1.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-11.1M-8.76M-6.42M-3.44M-27.29M-24.04M-9.95M-6.03M-26.53M-22.43M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments78.63M63.19M40.69M22.53M12.15M5.67M-44.3M-26.21M-50.02M-50.03M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.68M-0.67M-0.67M-0.65M--0.27M-0.17M-0.06M-5.2M-5.09M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-38.3M-35.17M-29.27M-20.16M-41.83M-35.55M-7.22M-6.66M-5.66M-5.69M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-33.73M-25.46M-17.2M-8.67M-35.43M-26.52M-17.48M-8.31M-33.57M-25.2M
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 End78.05M78.66M77.74M52.42M47.23M32.77M43.04M55.98M67.05M43.42M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Cato Corp stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Cato Corp stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Cato Corp had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $30.81M in the latest quarter 2018 Q4. 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 Cato Corp 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.
  • Cato Corp increased its cash from operating activities to $35.99M till 2018 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 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 $66.86M for CATO till last quarter 2018 Q4 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Cato Corp and its owners and creditors and was $-72.03M till 2018 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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