First Quantum Cash Flow - Quarterly (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)

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$13.09 $0.28 (2.19%) FQVLF stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like First Quantum 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 Quantum profits one has to check the income statement and for First Quantum debt one has to check the balance sheet. First Quantum had cash and cash equivalents of $565M at beginning of the quarter and $810M at quarter end of 2018 Q1. First Quantum cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. First Quantum had an inflow of $796M from operating activities, $-88M spend due to financing activities, and $-611M outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow205M894M666M432M213M686M526M366M184M562M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities45M-274M-140M-66M-36M-35M9M2M-21M177M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----9M9M9M-13M-
Other Adjustments Net474M533M331M187M156M15M57M-43M1.06B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-439M-1.65B-1.15B-674M-311M-1.14B-833M-564M-259M-1.57B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-105M-179M---728M663M663M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--38M---64M64M64M32M238M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-67M-344M-302M-160M-114M-363M-285M-202M-119M-312M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---------1.12B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-218M1.39B628M289M141M48M66M89M33M-667M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--5M-5M-3M--7M-7M-5M--39M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities130M16M3M-30M-72M-36M-34M-64M-4M36M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash11M35M30M19M1M-16M-19M-14M-14M5M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year565M365M357M694.5M309M452.1M1.34B---
Cash & Equivalents at Year End810M702M476M450M449M565M810M899M275M365M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While First Quantum stock price history provides the price history of a stock, First Quantum 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 Quantum saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $108M till 2018 Q1. Apart from the First Quantum 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.
  • First Quantum increased its cash from operating activities to $796M till 2018 Q1. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-611M for FQVLF 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-88M for First Quantum. 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.

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