Essendant Inc Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:ESND)

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$14.19 $0.1 (0.71%) ESND stock closing price Jul 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Essendant Inc cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Essendant Inc profits, the balance sheet shows Essendant Inc 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. Essendant Inc stock analysis shows negative net income cash flow of $-51.44M till 2018 Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Essendant Inc has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $2.16M.

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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-Flow11.16M329.9M318.79M221.16M210.23M46.2M34.7M23.26M11.89M49.55M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities22.84M129.88M166.76M85.03M24.95M28.72M13.03M-82.83M-40.24M15.67M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-3.99M-7.25M-15.13M3.11M6.42M-7.84M-7.97M14.12M-141.84M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-7.79M-38.45M-24.46M-13.67M-8.31M-3.76M5.72M-16.55M-9.59M-28.17M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------40.36M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.16M-1.32M-1.27M-0.6M-0.31M-6.28M-6.21M-5.55M-6.5M-68.82M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.51M-126.95M-125.43M-123.91M-122.4M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings39.42M20.87M-19.12M31.37M90.11M-108.05M-96.64M43.87M37.38M4.57M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.2M-20.72M-15.51M-10.33M-5.16M-20.48M-15.35M-10.23M-5.16M-21.18M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.96M-11.87M-11.86M-6.27M-5.67M-1.14M-1.04M-0.19M-0.13M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.17M---------0.64M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year21.32M29.98M20.81M22.32M30.91M11.78M21.3M18.55M10.66M21.95M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End30.96M28.8M29.08M23.88M22.63M21.32M22.64M25.7M35.43M29.98M
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 Essendant Inc stock price history and Essendant Inc stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Essendant Inc had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $2.16M in the latest quarter 2018 Q1. 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 Essendant Inc 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: Essendant Inc reported a negative operating cash flow of $-21.42M till 2018 Q1 and has seen a decrease from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-7.79M for ESND 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 shows the flow of cash between Essendant Inc and its owners and creditors and was $31.56M till 2018 Q1. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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