Cohn & Steers Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CNS)

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$42.08 $0.58 (1.4%) CNS stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CNS requires an investor to check the cash flows for Cohn & Steers. While its important to look at the Cohn & Steers 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 Cohn & Steers 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. 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 Cohn & Steers stock analysis. Cohn & Steers generated $64.25M cash from operating activities in 2017. CNS increase in investments stood at a value of $5.7M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow7.11M7.61M6.21M6.45M8.61M7.9M6.8M5.49M5.01M8.18M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-54.83M-2.9M-25.79M-53.15M-18.58M-67.04M-8.66M-2.41M-11.29M-40.48M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net19.48M17.44M45.03M25.54M22.58M11.59M20.03M4.56M28.76M49.42M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.24M-10.18M-2.42M-5.91M-6.23M-3.36M-2.92M-2.85M-2.48M-8.02M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments8.95M13.08M2.82M15.75M24.24M5.81M-0.1M35.12M12.78M9.67M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-8.5M-7.39M-18.69M-11.23M-7.55M-8.04M-6.18M-2.96M-1.71M-31.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---------0.02M-0.04M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--70.82M-68.17M-84.23M-79.69M--69.11M-102.4M-8.47M-31.59M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-51.91M3.68M15.76M29.85M25.49M-47.6M-2.25M2.34M8.46M10.76M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--2.8M-1.29M-2.14M---0.22M-0.1M--
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year183.23M142.72M124.93M128.27M95.41M127.82M136.19M153M121.85M136.97M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End193.45M183.23M142.72M124.93M128.27M95.41M127.82M136.19M153M121.85M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Cohn & Steers stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Cohn & Steers stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Cohn & Steers saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $10.21M in 2017. Apart from the Cohn & Steers stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • 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 $64.25M for CNS.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $5.7M for CNS 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 $-60.42M for Cohn & Steers. 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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