CSP Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CSPI)

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$12.1 $0.45 (3.86%) CSPI stock closing price Mar 20, 2018 (Closing)

The CSP cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows CSP profits, the balance sheet shows CSP debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. CSP cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. CSP had cash and cash equivalents of $13.1M at the beginning of the year and $13.88M at year end for 2017. CSP had an inflow of $2.65M from operating activities, $-1.5M spend due to financing activities, and $-0.5M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow--------4.52M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.57M--3.94M-1.08M-1.38M3.28M--3.12M3.06M-0.91M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.05M-1.17M---4.04M--0.23M-0.43M-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.35M-0.73M-0.72M-0.58M-0.84M-0.55M-0.33M-0.48M-0.4M-0.43M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----0.5M------2.44M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--------5M2.69M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.15M-0.16M-0.19M-0.17M-0.2M-0.14M-0.14M-0.12M-0.12M-0.14M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares------0.09M-0.57M-0.26M-0.75M-0.46M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-------0.02M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------1.5M1.5M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.72M-1.67M-1.61M-1.54M-1.38M-0.75M----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--0.77M-0.6M-0.65M--0.14M-0.12M-0.56M-0.17M-0.87M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year13.1M11.18M16.44M18.61M20.49M15.87M15.53M18.9M13.49M13.68M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End13.88M13.1M11.18M16.44M18.61M20.49M15.87M15.53M18.9M13.49M
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 CSP stock price history and CSP stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • CSP has cash of $13.88M 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 CSP stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: CSP reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.65M for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-0.5M for CSPI 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.5M for CSP. 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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