Essendant Inc Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:ESND)

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$9.57 $0.17 (1.81%) ESND stock closing price Apr 24, 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 $-266.98M till 2017 Q4. 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 $7.47M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
-266.98M-265.43M-183.49M-188.59M63.85M66.2M29.46M16.53M-44.34M51.49M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow329.9M318.79M221.16M210.23M46.2M34.7M23.26M11.89M49.55M37M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities129.88M166.76M85.03M24.95M28.72M13.03M-82.83M-40.24M15.67M67.91M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-7.25M-15.13M3.11M6.42M-7.84M-7.97M14.12M-141.84M27.24M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
185.54M204.99M125.81M53.02M130.94M105.96M-15.98M-10.82M162.73M183.65M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-38.45M-24.46M-13.67M-8.31M-3.76M5.72M-16.55M-9.59M-28.17M-17.94M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------40.36M-40.47M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-38.45M-24.46M-13.67M-8.31M-3.76M5.72M-16.55M-9.59M-67.92M-57.8M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.32M-1.27M-0.6M-0.31M-6.28M-6.21M-5.55M-6.5M-68.82M-57.18M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-126.95M-125.43M-123.91M-122.4M------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings20.87M-19.12M31.37M90.11M-108.05M-96.64M43.87M37.38M4.57M-45.3M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-20.72M-15.51M-10.33M-5.16M-20.48M-15.35M-10.23M-5.16M-21.18M-15.97M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-11.87M-11.86M-6.27M-5.67M-1.14M-1.04M-0.19M-0.13M--
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-140M-173.2M-109.75M-43.44M-135.96M-119.25M27.89M25.59M-84.99M-118.1M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---------0.64M-0.51M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
7.47M7.75M2.56M1.3M-8.65M-7.33M-4.28M5.44M9.17M7.23M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year21.32M29.98M20.81M22.32M30.91M11.78M21.3M18.55M10.66M21.95M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End28.8M29.08M23.88M22.63M21.32M22.64M25.7M35.43M29.98M28.04M
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 $7.47M in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. 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 positive operating cash flow of $185.54M till 2017 Q4 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 $-38.45M 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 $-140M till 2017 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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