FactSet Research Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:FDS)

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$201.33 $0.05 (0.02%) FDS stock closing price Feb 22, 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 $70.37M till 2018 Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. FactSet Research saw a outflow of $-5.44M from investing activities till 2018 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Sep - Aug2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow14.28M48.29M33.77M20.64M10.01M38.05M28.22M18.26M8.43M31.34M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-31.89M-16.04M-33.32M-34.89M-31.26M50.6M26.25M13.28M2.91M37.62M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net8.37M30.01M21.16M9.01M5.78M-96.32M12.12M4.95M-0.23M-3.58M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-5.91M-36.86M-25.98M-18.04M-12.53M-47.74M-34.67M-26.43M-14.38M-25.68M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--303.08M-301.84M-71.68M-71.68M-109.77M-264.08M-264.08M-264.08M-34.75M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--7.35M-6.58M-5.64M2.8M-0.89M-0.51M-0.1M--4.43M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-9.57M-210.93M-172.6M-131.7M-68.17M-299.97M-153.97M-88.84M-24.31M-184.69M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-275M275M65M65M265M265M265M265M35M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-21.68M-80.89M-59.12M-39.56M-19.86M-74.21M-54.04M-36.13M-18.05M-66.55M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-8.67M8.13M7.77M5.51M18.19M13.31M10.79M9.07M28.91M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash2.31M1.26M-3.96M-7.23M-7.27M-12.23M-3.6M-8.15M-3.37M-11.7M
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 End221.93M194.73M161.75M155.35M173.28M228.4M187.43M175.17M180.14M158.91M
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 $221.93M 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 $61.14M till 2018 Q1 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-5.44M 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 $-30.81M for FactSet Research.

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