Cathay General Bancorp Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CATY)

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$43.26 $0.39 (0.91%) CATY stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Cathay General Bancorp cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 Cathay General Bancorp profits one has to check the income statement and for Cathay General Bancorp debt one has to check the balance sheet. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Cathay General Bancorp stock analysis. Cathay General Bancorp generated $248.87M cash from operating activities in 2017. CATY decrease in investments stood at a value of $-224.66M for the latest year 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow14.78M42.75M12.71M10.71M15.77M17.04M16.27M17.32M17.21M13.2M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities30.6M17.82M-24.63M-15M18.31M40.91M34.53M17.25M-55.84M32.95M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net27.44M-1.27M27.51M16.52M-42.75M-11.42M22.48M121.75M251.82M71.06M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment2.41M-3.51M-2.91M-4.77M-6.18M-3.1M-2.88M-4.97M-12.22M-24.17M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-118.39M-6.57M-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments836.81M-235.91M-363.88M340.09M351.21M304.44M430.58M661.47M-497.95M-378.05M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-945.5M-1.04B-817.34M-794.67M-656.83M-347.87M-300.64M-59.9M230.59M-893.29M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares3.62M-44.5M-50.22M2.97M-242.64M1.05M1.59M125.23M120.62M261.15M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities125M75M-150M-97.64M325M-79.67M-332.58M-378.1M-1.85B65.88M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-250M-50M-50M-350M-450M-150M-161M4M-105M229.97M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-69.88M-59.27M-45.28M-23.1M-12.6M-16.04M-16.04M-16.04M-22.46M-20.75M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities196.09M1.17B1.3B800.14M585.81M153.65M237.47M-512.96M668.1M557.89M
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 Year218.01M180.13M176.83M153.74M144.9M117.88M87.34M100.12M84.81M118.43M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End247.05M218.01M180.13M176.83M153.74M144.9M117.88M87.34M100.12M84.81M
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 three main sections:

  • Cathay General Bancorp had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $29.03M for the latest year 2017. 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 Cathay General Bancorp 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Cathay General Bancorp reported a positive operating cash flow of $248.87M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-224.66M for CATY 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.
  • 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 $4.83M for Cathay General Bancorp.

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