First Quantum Cash Flow - Quarterly (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)

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$14.01 $0.38 (2.64%) FQVLF stock closing price Mar 22, 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 $365M at beginning of the quarter and $476M at quarter end of 2017 Q3. 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 $711M from operating activities, $626M inflow due to financing activities, and $-1.46B outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow666M432M213M686M526M366M184M562M414M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-140M-66M-36M-35M9M2M-21M177M-48M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---9M9M9M-13M--
Other Adjustments Net331M187M156M15M57M-43M1.06B784M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.15B-674M-311M-1.14B-833M-564M-259M-1.57B-1.17B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---728M663M663M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---64M64M64M32M238M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-302M-160M-114M-363M-285M-202M-119M-312M-47M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-------1.12B1.12B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities628M289M141M48M66M89M33M-667M-482M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5M-3M--7M-7M-5M--39M-41M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities3M-30M-72M-36M-34M-64M-4M36M114M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash30M19M1M-16M-19M-14M-14M5M-6M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year365M357M694.5M309M452.1M1.34B---
Cash & Equivalents at Year End476M450M449M565M810M899M275M365M276M
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 positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-89M till 2017 Q3. 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 $711M till 2017 Q3. 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 $-1.46B 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 $626M 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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