Quest Diagnostics Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:DGX)

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$114.99 $1.46 (1.29%) DGX stock closing price Jul 19, 2018 (Closing)

The Quest Diagnostics cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Quest Diagnostics profits one has to check the income statement and for Quest Diagnostics debt one has to check the balance sheet. Quest Diagnostics cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Quest Diagnostics had cash and cash equivalents of $359M at the beginning of the quarter and $124M at quarter end for 2018 Q1. Quest Diagnostics has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-13M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow74M270M197M128M62M249M186M123M62M304M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-128M-316M-282M-293M-154M-166M-130M-73M-144M-375M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net45M397M380M273M113M290M180M90M111M128M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-73M-252M-170M-107M-42M-293M-165M-104M-47M-263M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-130M-581M-299M-111M-1M131M-139M140M-135M-67M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1M2M4M1M21M10M-11M-9M-8M-32M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-26M26M25M--270M---
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-16M-335M-225M-203M-104M-517M-377M-352M-108M-164M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities103M23M-5M-3M-2M145M147M149M212M-84M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-61M-247M-186M-124M-62M-223M-168M-111M-55M-212M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-15M-33M-6M-13M2M-96M-49M-27M-7M-47M
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 Year359M133M192M187M296M164.88M449.3M534.25M253.94M167.59M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End124M137M350M314M367M359M406M283M128M133M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Quest Diagnostics is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Quest Diagnostics stock price movement.
  • Quest Diagnostics increased its cash from operating activities to $180M till 2018 Q1. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Quest Diagnostics used $-204M 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 $11M for Quest Diagnostics.

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