Fortinet Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:FTNT)

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$54 $0.18 (0.33%) FTNT stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Fortinet from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Fortinet profits, the balance sheet shows Fortinet debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Fortinet stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $31.4M till 2017 Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Fortinet saw a outflow of $-76.8M from investing activities till 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow58.02M43.33M28.93M14.46M53.3M38.72M24.63M12.04M39.04M27.97M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities328.2M249.39M166.08M86.35M162.97M138.74M109.84M74.6M166.88M134.1M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net176.79M83.77M45.75M18.21M97.24M60.18M33.32M17.36M68.62M41.38M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-135.31M-121.64M-99.88M-13.52M-67.18M-50.31M-44.39M-29.95M-37.35M-29.01M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----22.08M-22.08M-20.66M--38.02M-38.02M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments58.51M-20.44M-13.28M-17.79M15.14M-3.8M-4.35M-4.24M74.41M69.95M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-370.46M-62.12M8.67M29.51M-65.96M-32.7M-27.02M-32.21M7.31M63.54M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-45.14M-35.86M-25.89M-13.69M-39.89M-31.51M-18.98M-9.44M-28.87M-22.98M
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 Year709M543.27M283.25M115.87M122.97M71.99M66.85M212.45M56.57M71.41M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End811M905.79M853.13M823.24M709M647.51M596.38M568M543.27M540.71M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Fortinet stock price history and Fortinet stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Fortinet saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $102M till 2017 Q4. Apart from the Fortinet 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.
  • Fortinet increased its cash from operating activities to $594.41M till 2017 Q4. 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 $-76.8M for FTNT 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.
  • 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 $-415.6M for Fortinet.

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