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

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$40.69 $0.13 (0.32%) CATY stock closing price Jul 16, 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. The profit-loss statement shows Cathay General Bancorp profits, the balance sheet shows Cathay General Bancorp 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. 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 $84.94M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q1. The cash from operating activities for Cathay General Bancorp is $ 2018 Q1, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.87M14.78M9.18M6.47M2.68M42.75M38.15M32.52M3.45M12.71M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities12.87M30.6M-43.44M9.93M-11.04M17.82M-1.86M-14.82M-14.53M-24.63M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net5.37M27.44M7.76M13.46M13.48M-1.27M7.21M-7.22M6.03M27.51M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.63M2.41M-0.97M-1.71M-1.01M-3.51M-3.15M-1.85M-1.06M-2.91M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--118.39M-14.3M------6.57M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments43.36M836.81M540.22M505.09M422.58M-235.91M-6.5M149.13M199.73M-363.88M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-139.72M-945.5M-684.03M-368.35M-169.96M-1.04B-846.74M-349.98M-174.4M-817.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.5M3.62M2.86M2.11M1.03M-44.5M-52.74M-53.29M-53.84M-50.22M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-105M125M215M125M-25M75M425M280M200M-150M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--250M-250M-200M-200M-50M-50M---50M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-19.46M-69.88M-50.49M-33.52M-16.75M-59.27M-42.57M-28.37M-14.18M-45.28M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities318.94M196.09M67.99M-216.34M-92.45M1.17B429.87M-37.81M-184.83M1.3B
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 End723.72M247.05M167.88M160.51M190.52M218.01M203.87M229.41M192.64M180.13M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Cathay General Bancorp stock price history and Cathay General Bancorp stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Cathay General Bancorp is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Cathay General Bancorp stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Cathay General Bancorp reported a positive operating cash flow of $84.94M till 2018 Q1 and has seen a decrease from the previous quarter. 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 $-97M 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $195.97M for Cathay General Bancorp. 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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