General Finance Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:GFN)

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$13.75 $0.25 (1.85%) GFN stock closing price Jul 18, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like General Finance from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the General Finance debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as General Finance revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. General Finance saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of GFN shares. The cash flow statement helps in the General Finance stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. General Finance has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-1.55M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow41.59M43.16M40.13M27.67M22.99M19.61M26.94M27.63M17.3M7.58M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.42M16.25M-18.28M2.6M-0.77M-12.27M-6.26M6.3M7.17M-1.8M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-4.01M-7.31M3.35M6.12M1.26M-0.89M6.69M-1.16M2.56M-1.87M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-25.2M-14.38M-72.15M-72.64M-55.84M-48.31M-19.82M-6.48M-17.69M-9.22M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-4.99M-20.65M-34.05M-90.69M-14.64M-4.63M-0.88M--20.98M-110.87M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.52M-0.33M-1.22M-0.24M--0.3M---0.1M-0.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---2.83M-0.96M43.94M-92.4M5.95M1.23M21.04M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.6M1.33M78.07M240.01M76.8M40.82M-68.87M-20.62M16.65M25.44M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----113.63M-79.17M-----2.99M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.53M-6.74M-7.58M-8.14M-4.83M-1.98M-0.17M-0.16M-0.06M-6.42M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3.28M-0.2M-0.24M-4.35M-1.53M--19.39M--8.27M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--2.24M-0.36M-1.3M-1.2M-0.28M--1.05M-1.79M1.61M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year9.34M3.71M5.84M6.27M7.08M6.57M4.78M3.34M2.77M68.27M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.79M9.34M3.71M5.84M6.27M7.08M6.57M4.78M3.34M2.77M
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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that General Finance is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - General Finance stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $35.3M for GFN.
  • 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 $-30.72M for GFN in last 2017 report.
  • 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. General Finance spent $-6.15M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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