First Merchants Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:FRME)

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$46.58 $0.38 (0.81%) FRME stock closing price Jul 17, 2018 (Closing)

The First Merchants cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. Financials statements like the First Merchants income statement and First Merchants 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 First Merchants stock analysis. First Merchants had a positive net income cash flow of $96.07M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for First Merchants is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow7.96M7.16M6.26M6M4.67M4.47M5.15M5.7M5.96M4.61M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities3.03M11.12M-5.65M-1.11M126.29M-4M3.21M-12.73M-3.71M3.3M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net19.42M7.52M-9.33M10.78M7.63M24.67M51.85M81.17M56.12M10.46M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires54.53M--7.93M-10.08M10.99M29.11M---6.93M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-34.05M-4.54M-9.89M34.07M-15.87M103.44M-86.42M-253.95M-108.84M97.61M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-655.8M-447.29M-322.55M-149.97M-133.28M-120.67M58.26M363.81M367.33M-255.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2.62M1.81M---90.35M-42.61M24.74M117.15M1.36M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities64.02M125.34M120.84M-111.27M131.69M-132.87M54.02M-62.86M-168.12M-87.08M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-31.82M-22.2M-15.65M-10.69M-7.99M-7.44M-4.72M-5.92M-14.25M-16.77M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities500.97M265.78M161.15M180.86M-70.34M85.81M-134.22M-267.7M-182.21M230.25M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year127.92M102.17M118.61M109.43M101.46M73.31M58.3M179.14M150.48M134.68M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End154.9M127.92M102.17M118.61M109.43M101.46M73.31M58.3M179.14M150.48M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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First Merchants stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and First Merchants stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • First Merchants had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $26.97M 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 First Merchants 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: First Merchants reported a positive operating cash flow of $126.5M 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: First Merchants used $-635.33M 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 $535.8M for First Merchants. 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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