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$8.53 $0.13 (1.55%) FERGY stock closing price Sep 18, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like FERGUSON PLC from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the FERGUSON PLC 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 FERGUSON PLC 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the FERGUSON PLC stock analysis. FERGUSON PLC generated $261M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q2. The cash from operating activities for FERGUSON PLC is $ 2018 Q2, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Aug - Jul2018 Q22017 Q42017 Q22016 Q42016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow123M427.01M280.87M419.99M132.32M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-524M-532.18M-508.3M-345.36M-573.9M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---3.72M--
Other Adjustments Net204M65.88M154.1M125.85M170.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-50M-169.79M-69.59M-191.7M-92.18M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-195M-31.67M-285.84M-152.19M-90.69M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-21.54M--5.94M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-36M-31.67M-16.15M-45.36M-19.32M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-326M26.6M7.45M-417.06M-260.19M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities490M-158.38M436.22M-8.78M529.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-3M-6.33M--5.85M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-248M-328.17M-207.54M-348.28M-228.96M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-34M-7.6M-3.72M-20.48M-1.48M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-5M-19M-2.48M26.34M55.01M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year374.63M497.73M524.65M940.65M120.04M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End440M562.59M357.92M362.92M404.4M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • FERGUSON PLC saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-146M till 2018 Q2. Apart from the FERGUSON PLC 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: FERGUSON PLC reported a positive operating cash flow of $261M till 2018 Q2 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: FERGUSON PLC used $-281M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • 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 $-121M for FERGUSON PLC.

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