Central Garden & Pet Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:CENT)

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$39.05 $0.11 (0.28%) CENT stock closing price Apr 24, 2018 (Closing)

The Central Garden & Pet cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Central Garden & Pet profits one has to check the income statement and for Central Garden & Pet 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 Central Garden & Pet stock analysis. Central Garden & Pet generated $-24.21M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q1. The cash from operating activities for Central Garden & Pet is $ 2018 Q1, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
26.45M79.73M75.92M43.03M7.78M45.58M51.47M24.81M-8.62M33.01M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow11.54M44.08M32.39M21.02M10.35M41.5M30.45M18.97M9.44M35.69M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-49.92M-13.47M-66.36M-158.02M-31.96M37.35M-7.76M-107.91M-9.94M-11.43M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-12.28M3.97M--2.28M-26.98M15.41M13.28M8.63M30.16M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
-24.21M114.3M42.64M-96.24M-13.31M151.42M89.58M-50.84M-0.48M87.44M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-8.18M-36.11M-37.08M-26.79M-12.96M-23.71M-15.58M-12.79M-5.25M-22.03M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--103.88M-98.52M-51.77M-52.08M-69M-68.9M-68.9M-68.52M-38.38M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-6.55M-12.49M-11.49M-2M-2M----9.98M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.97M-12.09M-2.82M-1.47M-0.33M1.51M--1.01M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-15.71M-164.57M-149.92M-82.04M-67.38M-91.19M-83.9M-80.98M-72.76M-49.85M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.76M-27.55M-25.65M-20.17M-7.91M-10.54M-9.14M-1.72M-1.16M-18.29M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities299.99M-0.46M-0.45M-0.44M-0.07M-0.3M-0.23M-0.14M-0.07M-50.28M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--40M101M---102M42M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-6.24M17.62M14.96M11.25M2.47M-3.3M-3.42M-5.77M-6.01M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
290.97M-10.39M28.85M91.63M-5.5M-14.16M-12.8M94.36M34.74M-68.37M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---0.08M-0.16M-0.19M-0.66M-0.45M-0.29M-0.07M-0.31M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
251.06M-60.58M-78.5M-86.81M-86.4M45.39M-7.58M-37.75M-38.57M-31.09M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year92.98M47.58M78.67M15.15M48.47M12.03M91.46M85.66M26.92M21.05M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End283.46M32.39M14.47M6.16M6.58M92.98M40M9.82M9M47.58M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Central Garden & Pet stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Central Garden & Pet stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Central Garden & Pet had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $251.06M in the latest quarter 2018 Q1. 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 Central Garden & Pet 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: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a negative value of $-24.21M for CENT.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-15.71M for CENT 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 $290.97M for Central Garden & Pet. 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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