First Niagara Financial Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:FNFG)

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$10.18 $0.02 (0.2%) FNFG stock closing price Jul 29, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like First Niagara Financial 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 First Niagara Financial profits one has to check the income statement and for First Niagara Financial debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in First Niagara Financial stock analysis. First Niagara Financial had a positive net income cash flow of $48M till this quarter of 2016 Q1. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. First Niagara Financial has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-290M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
48M224M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow23M120M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities22M1M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--
Other Adjustments Net-9M18M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
84M364M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-7M-99M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-235M-163M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-164M-1.08B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-405M-1.34B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities300M1.57B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-1.09B-1.12B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-36M-143M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities860M920M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
31M1.23B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-290M252M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year114.55M114.99M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End383M672M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While First Niagara Financial stock price history provides the price history of a stock, First Niagara Financial 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:

  • First Niagara Financial saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-290M till 2016 Q1. Apart from the First Niagara Financial 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. First Niagara Financial gained $84M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-405M for FNFG 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 $31M for First Niagara Financial.