FirstService Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:FSV)

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$73.31 $0.67 (0.91%) FSV stock closing price Jun 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like FirstService 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 FirstService profits one has to check the income statement and for FirstService debt one has to check the balance sheet. FirstService had cash and cash equivalents of $43.38M at beginning of the year and $57.18M at year end for 2017. FirstService cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. FirstService has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $13.8M.

View details of FirstService cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years
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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201720162015
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow42.04M36.96M28.98M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-7.79M15.75M32.16M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net4.7M2.04M-12.25M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment---19.69M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-39.57M-90.85M-12.34M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-36.25M-29.12M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.08M-10.86M-0.24M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-17.08M-9.51M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities17.42M49.38M-38.16M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-17.14M-15.47M-7.19M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-9.52M-4.89M-29.77M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---0.9M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year43.38M45.56M66.79M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End57.18M43.38M45.56M
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:

  • FirstService had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $13.8M 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 FirstService 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $115.63M for FirstService in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • 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 $-75.91M for FSV in last 2017 report.
  • 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 $-26.32M for FirstService.

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