FBL Financial Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:FFG)

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$77.4 $0.65 (0.85%) FFG stock closing price Apr 24, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like FBL Financial needs to disclose. While its important to look at the FBL Financial 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 FBL Financial 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. FBL Financial had cash and cash equivalents of $33.58M at beginning of the quarter and $52.69M at quarter end of 2017 Q4. FBL Financial cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. FBL Financial saw a outflow of $-235.4M from investing activities till 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
194.35M85.84M58.75M26.43M107.21M80.33M50.32M25.93M113.47M82.57M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow25.01M15.98M16.56M7.59M30.89M21.86M22.37M10.22M38.3M28.61M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-5.09M-0.48M-2.72M-0.84M-1.39M-3.14M-1.88M-1.04M-2.65M-1.59M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net27.44M73.04M48.19M21.6M103.06M72.08M46.26M12.28M75.78M33.79M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
241.71M174.39M120.78M54.79M239.79M171.14M117.09M47.39M224.91M143.38M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-10.71M-13.72M-5.95M-2.27M-11.78M-13.8M-5.83M-1.42M-9.86M-8.33M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-221.71M-118.41M-69.34M-50.19M-373.43M-197.89M-71.07M-9.38M-356.2M-256.18M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.97M-1.98M-0.37M--2.29M-2.75M-1.65M-1.17M-3.28M-2.85M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-235.4M-134.12M-75.67M-52.18M-387.51M-214.44M-78.56M-11.98M-369.35M-267.37M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----1.84M1.36M1M--0.58M-1.49M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities------15M-15M-15M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----15M---15M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-81.4M-70.39M-59.38M-48.37M-91.6M-81.1M-70.62M-60.14M-89.34M-79.38M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities93.84M24.95M24.31M28.83M256.57M173.94M142.14M32.72M172.23M160.86M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
12.79M-45.13M-34.88M-19.42M151.81M79.19M57.52M-41.45M97.3M79.99M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
19.11M-4.87M10.22M-16.81M4.09M35.89M96.05M-6.04M-47.14M-43.99M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year33.58M29.49M76.63M6.37M78.07M296.33M4.79M11.69M37.71M84.01M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End52.69M28.71M43.8M16.77M33.58M65.38M125.54M23.44M29.49M32.63M
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 FBL Financial stock price history and FBL Financial stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that FBL Financial is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - FBL Financial stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: FBL Financial reported a positive operating cash flow of $241.71M till 2017 Q4 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.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-235.4M for FFG stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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 $12.79M for FBL Financial.

Key Financial Ratios For FBL Financial Cash Flow

FCF margin
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