FactSet Research Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:FDS)

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$202.2 $3.16 (1.54%) FDS stock closing price Jul 13, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like FactSet Research from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $198.26M till 2018 Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. FactSet Research saw a outflow of $-18.11M from investing activities till 2018 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Sep - Aug2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow42.85M28.37M14.28M48.29M33.77M20.64M10.01M38.05M28.22M18.26M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities14.13M-16.57M-31.89M-16.04M-33.32M-34.89M-31.26M50.6M26.25M13.28M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net24.11M18.37M8.37M30.01M21.16M9.01M5.78M-96.32M12.12M4.95M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-18.38M-12.37M-5.91M-36.86M-25.98M-18.04M-12.53M-47.74M-34.67M-26.43M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----303.08M-301.84M-71.68M-71.68M-109.77M-264.08M-264.08M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----7.35M-6.58M-5.64M2.8M-0.89M-0.51M-0.1M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-178.34M-65.12M-9.57M-210.93M-172.6M-131.7M-68.17M-299.97M-153.97M-88.84M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---275M275M65M65M265M265M265M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-65.04M-43.4M-21.68M-80.89M-59.12M-39.56M-19.86M-74.21M-54.04M-36.13M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities2.22M--8.67M8.13M7.77M5.51M18.19M13.31M10.79M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1.74M5.28M2.31M1.26M-3.96M-7.23M-7.27M-12.23M-3.6M-8.15M
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 End213.06M233.62M221.93M194.73M161.75M155.35M173.28M228.4M187.43M175.17M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While FactSet Research stock price history provides the price history of a stock, FactSet Research stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • FactSet Research has cash of $213.06M 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 FactSet Research stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: FactSet Research reported a positive operating cash flow of $279.34M till 2018 Q3 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-18.11M 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-241.16M for FactSet Research.

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