Central Garden & Pet Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CENTA)

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$40.67 $0.03 (0.07%) CENTA stock closing price Jul 13, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Central Garden & Pet from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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. Central Garden & Pet cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Central Garden & Pet had cash and cash equivalents of $92.98M at the beginning of the year and $32.39M at year end for 2017. CENTA decrease in investments stood at a value of $-164.57M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow44.08M41.5M35.69M35.78M40.67M30.42M28.56M40.86M29.15M462.28M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-13.47M37.35M-11.43M64.09M-81.24M16.41M-37.84M20.39M83.26M21.64M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net3.97M26.98M30.16M16.76M13.18M20.22M31.9M26.16M43.27M-101.55M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-36.11M-23.71M-22.03M-8.43M-25.17M-39.59M-31.56M-24.19M-13.99M-10.29M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-103.88M-69M-38.38M-20.28M-4.83M--25.3M-1.75M-6.54M-5.01M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-12.49M-9.98M7.82M4.88M-4.88M--15.32M--0.1M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-12.09M1.51M--14.28M------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-27.55M-10.54M-18.29M-1.16M-2.11M-22.7M-107.05M-66.9M-37.82M-5.21M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.46M-0.3M-50.28M-0.36M-0.33M48.95M-0.33M-6.63M-24.52M-2.61M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----23M23M-35M35M--78M-86M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities17.62M-3.3M--3.22M-0.24M--1.61M-14.63M-1.66M-0.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--0.66M-0.31M-0.01M-0.22M--0.2M--0.34M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year92.98M47.58M78.67M15.15M48.47M12.03M91.46M85.66M26.92M21.05M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End32.39M92.98M47.58M78.67M15.15M48.47M12.03M91.46M85.66M26.92M
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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Central Garden & Pet is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Central Garden & Pet stock price movement.
  • 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 positive value of $114.3M for CENTA.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-164.57M for CENTA 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 $-10.39M for Central Garden & Pet.

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