Document Security Systems Cash Flow - Annual (NYSEMKT:DSS)

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$1.23 $0.02 (1.6%) DSS stock closing price Aug 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Document Security Systems from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Document Security Systems 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 Document Security Systems 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 Document Security Systems stock analysis. Document Security Systems generated $-1.36M cash from operating activities in 2017. Document Security Systems has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-1.68M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.56M1.41M1.55M5.29M3.01M1.1M-1.68M1.91M2.29M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.5M4.75M---0.12M-0.85M----0.16M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net--11.14M37.44M-8.62M--0.13M--3.76M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.95M-0.26M-0.11M-0.28M--0.24M-0.52M-0.15M-0.06M-0.33M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--3.04M--6.56M---2M--1.08M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----0.75M-0.25M-----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.01M3.46M-0.01M-1.24M-2.59M-0.11M-0.07M-0.26M-0.04M-0.84M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--1.12M1.76M-5.81M-0.17M6.25M1.37M1.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.81M-1.38M-0.93M3.42M-0.35M-0.44M-0.44M1.22M1.28M-0.08M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----0.15M-0.08M-0.67M-0.09M--0.6M2.88M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------
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 Year5.87M1.44M2.34M1.97M1.88M-4.08M---
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.18M5.87M1.44M2.34M2.47M1.88M-4.08M--
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Document Security Systems is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Document Security Systems stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Document Security Systems lost $-1.36M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-0.97M for DSS in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Document Security Systems and its owners and creditors and was $- for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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