Consolidated Communications Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CNSL)

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$12.07 $0.31 (2.64%) CNSL stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CNSL requires an investor to check the cash flows for Consolidated Communications. 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 Consolidated Communications profits one has to check the income statement and for Consolidated Communications debt one has to check the balance sheet. Consolidated Communications saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of CNSL shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Consolidated Communications stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Consolidated Communications had an inflow of $210.02M from operating activities, $821.26M inflow due to financing activities, and $-1.04B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow308.94M177.23M183.3M153.79M141.48M127.33M90.15M88.43M86.52M93.1M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-42.65M-3.21M-22.67M-12.25M-28.48M-17.62M1.31M-3.45M2.46M-9.91M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----5.35M-----
Other Adjustments Net-121.56M29.01M59.22M30.85M25.56M7.32M11.73M-3.12M1.38M-3.28M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-180.32M-124.98M-120.38M-107.2M-107.03M-76.17M-41.75M-40.72M-42.35M-48.02M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-862.38M16.69M--139.55M--385.34M----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----0.1M-0.4M-6.72M----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----2.33M-0.31M----
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----1.85M-0.88M-0.55M-0.72M-1M-0.54M-0.25M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities933.05M-9.18M-6.3M132.07M-2.02M332.61M-0.14M-0.39M-0.92M-17.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-94.13M-78.41M-78.2M-62.34M-62.06M-54.1M-46.3M-46.17M-45.92M-45.44M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-17.65M-11.14M-5.93M-7.66M-6.57M-20.46M-3.47M-1.85M--0.24M
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 Year27.07M15.87M6.67M5.55M17.85M105.7M67.65M42.75M15.47M34.34M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End15.65M27.07M15.87M6.67M5.55M17.85M105.7M67.65M42.75M15.47M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Consolidated Communications stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Consolidated Communications 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:

  • Consolidated Communications has cash of $15.65M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Consolidated Communications stock price.
  • 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 $210.02M for CNSL.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.04B for CNSL 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 $821.26M for Consolidated Communications. 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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