Cognex Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:CGNX)

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$56.15 $0.24 (0.43%) CGNX stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Cognex 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 Cognex profits one has to check the income statement and for Cognex 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 Cognex stock analysis. Cognex generated $72.62M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q2. Cognex had an inflow of $72.62M from operating activities, $-123.02M spend due to financing activities, and $73.14M inflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow10.51M5.25M17.19M12.53M8.19M4.04M15.45M11.42M7.64M3.92M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-50.59M1.47M2.28M-97.8M-37.38M-10.04M--29.6M-23.95M4.27M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net19.29M10.83M27.66M21.24M18.07M8.06M16.93M13.52M7.98M4.49M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-21.68M-13.27M-28.75M-20.04M-12.17M-6.09M-12.81M-10.49M-5.34M-2.23M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---24.4M-24.11M-25.81M-0.17M-14.28M-2.48M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments94.82M26.22M-52.39M12.56M-24.95M-21.94M-94.61M-69.74M-28.71M3.71M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----0.29M--0.29M-0.11M-0.11M-0.11M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-106.5M-58.07M-69.15M-54.59M-27.29M-0.92M-3.68M4.15M-0.01M3.44M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-15.52M-7.78M-29.03M-21.23M-13.86M-6.49M-25.21M-18.76M-12.33M-5.95M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1M--1.92M-1.92M---0.33M-0.33M-0.33M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.12M1.11M8.29M1.29M2.1M1M-3.35M--1.38M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year106.58M79.64M51.97M55.69M40.64M45.16M38.1M33.2M119.83M127.13M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End129.2M109.57M106.58M111.34M68.26M92.42M79.64M61.14M54.92M79.91M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Cognex stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Cognex stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Cognex had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $22.62M in the latest quarter 2018 Q2. 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 Cognex 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: Cognex reported a positive operating cash flow of $72.62M till 2018 Q2 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Cognex generated $73.14M 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 $-123.02M for Cognex.

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