Fairfax Financial Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:FRFHF)

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$556.95 $6.52 (1.16%) FRFHF stock closing price Jun 21, 2018 (Closing)

The Fairfax Financial cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. Financials statements like the Fairfax Financial income statement and Fairfax Financial balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Fairfax Financial stock analysis. Fairfax Financial had a positive net income cash flow of $1.61B for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Fairfax Financial saw a outflow of $-894.1M from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow279.6M235.9M167.9M94.2M104.3M38.7M70.8M46.3M35.8M22.4M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities555.39M-607.9M-56.8M70.8M-766.9M236.5M701.2M-9.9M-764.8M1.34B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net250.7M2.02B-608.4M-1.9B1.93B499.8M-2.04B-474.1M-980.9M-2.93B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-415.2M-208.3M-201.3M-67.1M-48.1M-71.5M-42.2M-38.6M-49.1M-23.7M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-467.29M-779.1M-1.15B-189.9M262.1M-334.4M276.5M-454.9M-1.64B-11M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-11.59M-689.5M-112M-138.1M-114.6M-130.5M-214.8M919.4M-2.73B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-6.5M-6.5M----1.01B38.9M3.35B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.79B508.9M1.81B-25.8M406.7M181.1M-857.3M847.3M-330.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities518.89M1.15B130.1M221.5M26.9M-73.4M143.9M234.1M330.6M-195.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-200M200M---3.1M--41.9M-85.5M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-349.5M-313M-270.4M-279.2M-272.7M-273M-257.4M-232.2M-151.3M-99M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-----27.89M--42.7M--33.6M-445.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash147.8M-37.7M-236.9M-190.7M-108.3M46.2M-49.3M13.3M91.8M-224.8M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.22B3.13B3.02B3.76B2.82B1.91B3.28B2.16B2.53B3.11B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.94B4.22B3.13B3.02B3.76B2.82B1.91B3.28B2.16B2.53B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Fairfax Financial had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $3.72B 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 Fairfax Financial 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: Fairfax Financial reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.7B 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: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-894.1M for FRFHF in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Fairfax Financial and its owners and creditors and was $1.76B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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