Century Aluminum Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CENX)

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$17.24 $0.41 (2.44%) CENX stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CENX requires an investor to check the cash flows for Century Aluminum. While its important to look at the Century Aluminum debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Century Aluminum revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Century Aluminum had cash and cash equivalents of $132.4M at beginning of the year and $167.21M at year end for 2017. Century Aluminum cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. CENX decrease in investments stood at a value of $-17.35M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow84.24M84.78M80.11M65.55M36.21M63.63M64.05M66.7M79.64M179.11M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-60.45M48.72M-15.03M14.59M34.36M18.04M-57.31M-46.02M91M-944.32M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-20.61M157.08M26.09M3.76M-10.54M-8.93M-21M50.86M74.73M998.09M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-17.35M-20.9M-54.68M-54.74M-64.22M-31.3M-18.62M-11.41M-16.93M-44.2M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--11.31M-54.87M-48.05M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----0.33M-3.45M-7.59M-0.11M-0.03M-1.04M-36.97M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--0.25M---1.43M6.36M-6.15M-14.02M-28.23M-78.55M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---36.35M---4.03M-45.8M-103.07M1.37B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----8.6M2.72M--47.06M--25M-515.19M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------0.18M--35M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-----5.2M----2.42M-
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 Year132.4M115.39M163.24M84.08M183.97M183.4M304.29M198.23M129.4M60.96M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End167.21M132.4M115.39M163.24M84.08M183.97M183.4M304.29M198.23M129.4M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Century Aluminum stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Century Aluminum stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common 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 Century Aluminum is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Century Aluminum 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 $51.75M for CENX.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Century Aluminum used $-17.35M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • 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 $- for Century Aluminum.

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