Commerce Bancshares Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CBSH)

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$67.54 $0.44 (0.65%) CBSH stock closing price Jul 13, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Commerce Bancshares from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Commerce Bancshares profits and Commerce Bancshares debt. 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 Commerce Bancshares stock analysis. Commerce Bancshares generated $433.22M cash from operating activities in 2017. The cash from operating activities for Commerce Bancshares is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow75.15M72.42M75.42M65.51M72.36M79.68M65.71M70.55M53.86M54.64M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-7.74M40.64M-91.18M10.69M-11.95M-9.61M40.49M281.36M-29.93M-104.78M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net45.91M42.44M37.85M21.84M39.4M41.6M41.53M97.54M102.28M78.78M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-27.63M-14.36M-26.35M-38.42M-20.34M-32.32M-18.73M-18.13M-29.09M-42.06M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----43.82M47.64M----3.49M-54.49M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments863.2M218.67M-163.39M-419.54M197.26M-435.31M-2.34B-1.28B-2.54B-969.82M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-614.84M-1.01B-1.01B-560.89M-938.22M-693.19M168.98M644.31M999.08M-412.59M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-17.77M-39.38M-121.26M-117.53M-59.11M-89.32M-85.8M-29.67M103.11M6.48M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-100.29M-1.76M-0.24M-351.25M-51.57M-8.1M-0.45M-723.78M-211.71M364.14M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-216.76M-239.64M101.03M863.96M315M-172.53M273.25M-20.36M-723.34M587.62M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-100.61M-96.07M-93.96M-88.29M-82.1M-211.6M-79.14M-78.23M-74.72M-72.05M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-489.08M1.03B422.77M226.17M720.2M1.52B1.73B832.17M1.35B346.59M
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 Year782.43M502.71M1.1B1.27B779.82M517.55M460.67M463.83M1.3B1.33B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End511.84M782.43M502.71M1.1B1.27B779.82M517.55M460.67M463.83M1.3B
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:

  • Commerce Bancshares had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-270.59M 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 Commerce Bancshares 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: Commerce Bancshares reported a positive operating cash flow of $433.22M 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 positive value of $220.72M for CBSH 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 $-924.53M for Commerce Bancshares.

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