First American Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:FAF)

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$52.71 $0.15 (0.29%) FAF stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

The First American 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 First American profits one has to check the income statement and for First American debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in First American stock analysis. First American had a positive net income cash flow of $231.26M till this quarter of 2018 Q2. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for First American is $ 2018 Q2, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow74.26M36.49M159.26M121.3M76.95M39.57M127.37M91.17M59.49M28.89M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-292.21M-195.53M-421.78M-216.5M-239.03M-209.45M-469.51M-464.37M-300.32M-252.29M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net240.8M126.03M472.79M349.57M216.71M117.87M488.08M362.9M232.09M114.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-54.1M-21.32M-124.22M-93.18M-60.54M-29.89M-123.04M-94.51M-52.15M-21.06M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-412.8M-245.15M-161.62M-217.14M-251.38M6.1M-381.09M-248.89M-201.24M-2.34M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-101.04M-22.19M-101.31M-81.82M-3.82M--106M-72.56M-17.46M-0.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--2.73M-----0.45M-0.45M-0.45M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities23.68M-1.42M-5.54M-4.12M-2.66M-1.32M154.82M156.25M-2.32M-1.02M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-84.72M-42.33M-159.28M-117.17M-75.09M-37.49M-131.54M-94.2M-56.89M-28.41M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities215.45M77.63M290.11M186.17M315.27M96.53M82.84M520.55M400.66M57.02M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1.28M1.01M8.09M7.52M4.25M1.25M-7.23M-2.39M-2.02M1.55M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.39B1.01B1.03B1.19B834.83M670.52M418.29M728.74M631.29M723.65M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.23B1.18B1.39B1.14B1.17B1.05B1.01B1.44B1.24B975.88M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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First American stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and First American stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • First American has cash of $1.23B 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 First American stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $254.1M for FAF.
  • 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 $-567.94M for FAF till last quarter 2018 Q2 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between First American and its owners and creditors and was $154.41M till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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