Copa Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CPA)

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$80.08 $0.68 (0.86%) CPA stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CPA requires an investor to check the cash flows for Copa. While its important to look at the Copa 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 Copa 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. Copa saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of CPA shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Copa stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for Copa is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow164.34M159.19M134.88M115.14M136.52M89.21M75.45M62.96M47.07M42.89M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities152.81M160.05M-43.75M-228.62M223.55M103.44M89.61M-10.95M35.9M-30.42M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net40.14M-59.2M450.7M136.69M42.72M18.88M22.78M-0.26M-40.91M66.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-109.93M-80.01M-78.4M-279.89M-94.17M-177.55M-126.96M-182.64M-50.18M-161.52M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-287.11M-67.09M52.1M140.63M-386.56M-282.16M-165.93M-105.5M50.4M-107.82M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-181.1M-32.8M58.68M-13.59M-88.65M-194.88M-175.35M-157.29M-151.67M-53.43M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---117.96M-18.42M------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-98.55M-162.56M-91.91M46.77M-137.01M138.13M78.18M143.37M-71.59M75.72M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-106.79M-86.11M-147.59M-170.76M-64.69M-192.61M-72.41M-47.9M-16.25M-16.2M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----3.68M-----
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-37.31M-39.08M-8.5M-7.28M-0.26M3.17M-2.14M-1.28M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year331.68M204.71M221.44M139.11M76.09M243.8M207.69M262.65M220.8M285.85M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End238.79M331.68M204.71M221.44M139.11M76.09M243.8M207.69M262.65M220.8M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Copa stock price history and Copa stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Copa had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-92.89M for the latest year 2017. 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 Copa 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Copa gained $727.33M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-578.15M for CPA stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Copa spent $-204.75M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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