F5 Networks Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:FFIV)

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$178.62 $0.34 (0.19%) FFIV stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like F5 Networks 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 F5 Networks profits one has to check the income statement and for F5 Networks debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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 F5 Networks stock analysis. F5 Networks generated $740.28M cash from operating activities in 2017. F5 Networks saw a outflow of $-32.28M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
420.76M365.85M365.01M311.18M277.31M275.18M241.39M151.15M91.53M74.33M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow61.14M56.77M52.58M46.12M40M35.13M20.88M23.83M26.4M23.62M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities87.74M126.95M132.19M64.94M76.85M91.93M59.6M58.52M31.4M37.95M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net170.62M161.94M134.75M126.74M105.52M93.17M95.05M80.09M52.63M57.78M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
740.28M711.53M684.54M548.99M499.69M495.43M416.93M313.61M201.98M193.69M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-38.68M-63.48M-60.3M-22.71M-26.58M-29.86M-30.44M-12.62M-11.66M-27.92M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----49.43M-212.64M-128.33M----0.99M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments10.39M130.95M56.38M222.79M-113.24M-193.82M-103.55M-225.59M-86.73M42.62M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-4M-4.75M-6.77M---0.25M-5.71M--0.7M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-32.28M62.72M-10.69M150.64M-352.47M-352.27M-139.71M-238.22M-99.1M13.71M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-553.05M-655.25M-566.41M-615.24M-170.4M-159.6M-250.28M-43.33M-68.74M-181.49M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities7.01M2.6M9.51M10.28M4.09M10.37M23.62M26.53M-1.95M-0.22M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-546.03M-652.64M-556.9M-604.96M-166.31M-149.23M-226.66M-16.79M-70.7M-181.71M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-3.3M2.5M-7.98M-2.86M-2.39M--2.52M-0.67M--1.67M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
158.65M124.11M108.95M91.8M-21.48M-5.6M48.03M57.91M32.53M24M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year514.57M390.46M281.5M189.69M211.18M216.78M168.75M110.83M78.3M54.29M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End673.22M514.57M390.46M281.5M189.69M211.18M216.78M168.75M110.83M78.3M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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F5 Networks stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and F5 Networks stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • F5 Networks had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $158.65M for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the F5 Networks stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: F5 Networks reported a positive operating cash flow of $740.28M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: F5 Networks used $-32.28M 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-546.03M for F5 Networks. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

Key Financial Ratios For F5 Networks Cash Flow

FCF margin
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