Greif Bros Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:GEF.B)

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$59.25 $1.25 (2.07%) GEF.B stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Greif Bros cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Greif Bros profits one has to check the income statement and for Greif Bros debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Greif Bros stock analysis. Greif Bros had a positive net income cash flow of $135.1M till this quarter of 2017 Q4. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Greif Bros has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $38.6M.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow120.5M89.4M61.7M30.7M127.7M95.8M64.3M32.3M134.6M100.9M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.6M-131M-111.5M-90.3M47.3M-47.6M-42.1M-80.89M12.1M-93.1M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net52M51.3M17.4M7.49M50.5M40.8M12.9M32.3M-7.59M7.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-96.7M-63.1M-37.8M-21.7M-99.3M-69.6M-48.1M-28.7M-124.9M-99.59M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires5.9M4.5M--23.4M23.4M23.2M1M18M17.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----50.8M50.8M50.8M44.2M-39.6M3.4M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-----5.2M-5.2M-5.2M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-186.4M-91.9M-70.59M6.29M-16.89M-18M-29.39M27.6M42.2M67.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-36.4M-30.8M-13.9M-10.3M4.7M8.5M6.1M-1.4M2.6M18M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-102.8M-78M-52.7M-25M-103.6M-78.8M-50.6M-24.5M-102.7M-78M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities150M150M150M101.7M-151.8M-77.7M-22.1M-28.8M37.6M35.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.4M-5.3M-8.4M-4.6M-5.6M-3.3M1M-4.1M-18.6M-21.4M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year103.7M106.2M85.1M78.1M91.5M127.4M106.95M111.89M77.62M123.69M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End142.3M94.6M87M106.8M103.7M94.3M89.6M65.3M106.2M101.7M
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 Greif Bros stock price history and Greif Bros stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Greif Bros had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $38.6M in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. 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 Greif Bros 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Greif Bros gained $305M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-90.4M for GEF.B stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Greif Bros spent $-175.6M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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