FARO Technologies Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:FARO)

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$53.35 $0.35 (0.65%) FARO stock closing price Jun 21, 2018 (Closing)

The FARO Technologies cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the FARO Technologies 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 FARO Technologies 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the FARO Technologies cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of FARO Technologies compared to various industry peers like NCR stock and DCHIF stock. FARO Technologies had an inflow of $10.35M from operating activities, $2.96M inflow due to financing activities, and $15.05M inflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow16.58M13.86M11.21M7.42M7.03M6.97M6.71M6.32M7.97M6.74M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.01M3.7M-11.5M-38.18M--4.08M-25.62M-6.52M7.73M-6.54M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net7.26M8.9M15.5M2.76M5.04M1.97M4.22M4.1M3.83M-0.88M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-8.97M-7.72M-14.16M-18.72M-4.35M-3.84M-4.47M-4.04M-3.38M-9.7M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-5.59M-27.7M-12.06M-1.15M------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments32M-22M-----16.97M-4.59M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.37M-1.65M-2.14M-1.22M-2.2M-1.36M-0.89M-0.97M-0.67M-3.76M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares3.59M--20.47M3.36M5.44M6.16M9.15M1.4M-8.74M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.1M-0.01M-0.01M-0.01M-0.09M-0.13M-0.16M-0.08M-0.08M-0.01M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.52M-0.41M---1.13M1.59M---
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash6.41M-1.93M-3.42M-3.43M-2.64M-1.14M-0.08M4.23M-1.47M2.46M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year106.16M107.35M109.28M124.63M93.23M64.54M50.72M35.07M23.49M25.79M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End140.96M106.16M107.35M109.28M124.63M93.23M64.54M50.72M35.07M23.49M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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FARO Technologies stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and FARO Technologies stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • FARO Technologies has cash of $140.96M 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 FARO Technologies stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. FARO Technologies gained $10.35M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $15.05M for FARO stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between FARO Technologies and its owners and creditors and was $2.96M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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