FactSet Research Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:FDS)

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$201.77 $0.43 (0.21%) FDS stock closing price Jul 16, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of FDS requires an investor to check the cash flows for FactSet Research. 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 FactSet Research profits one has to check the income statement and for FactSet Research debt one has to check the balance sheet. FactSet Research cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. FactSet Research had cash and cash equivalents of $228.4M at the beginning of the year and $194.73M at year end for 2017. FDS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-347.3M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow48.29M38.05M31.34M34.43M35.77M33.77M36.84M37.34M34.33M30.65M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-16.04M50.6M37.62M9.19M17.51M2.31M-6.37M39.86M23.65M-11.72M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net30.01M-96.32M-3.58M9.84M17.87M7.06M5.61M-16.33M4.83M-0.82M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-36.86M-47.74M-25.68M-17.74M-18.51M-22.52M-29.34M-20.76M-24.04M-35.78M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-303.08M-109.77M-34.75M-46.87M-0.7M-21.32M--55.18M--75.86M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-7.35M-0.89M-4.43M-6.09M-1.19M-15M--25.26M-7.61M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-210.93M-299.97M-184.69M-227.67M-207.63M-119.89M-173.5M-137.56M-80.02M-57.3M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities275M265M35M-------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-80.89M-74.21M-66.55M-61M-56M-49.98M-43.94M-38.49M-34.77M-25.84M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities8.67M18.19M28.91M11.95M25.22M11.15M18.33M24.49M4.37M9.57M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash1.26M-12.23M-11.7M2.16M-3.4M-7.03M7.27M-4.14M-0.23M-1.12M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year228.4M158.91M116.37M196.62M189.04M181.68M195.74M216.32M117.98M168.83M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End194.73M228.4M158.91M116.37M196.62M189.04M181.68M195.74M216.32M117.98M
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 FactSet Research stock price history and FactSet Research stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • FactSet Research saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-33.67M in 2017. Apart from the FactSet Research stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • 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 $320.52M for FDS.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-347.3M for FDS 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. FactSet Research spent $-8.16M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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