G4S Plc Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:GFSZY)

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$15.87 $0.21 (1.31%) GFSZY stock closing price Aug 13, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of GFSZY requires an investor to check the cash flows for G4S Plc. 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 G4S Plc profits one has to check the income statement and for G4S Plc debt one has to check the balance sheet. G4S Plc saw a cash impact of $-12.88M from the buyback of GFSZY shares. The cash flow statement helps in the G4S Plc stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. G4S Plc saw a inflow of $104.39M from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014
Net Income Cash Flow
645.68M544.83M279.79M250.51M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow146.92M189.74M307.31M316.43M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-179.14M4.06M-261.45M31.31M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--12.19M39.75M-19.77M
Other Adjustments Net-95.37M-18.97M67.27M-158.21M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
518.09M707.46M432.69M420.26M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-134.03M-145.01M-159.01M-201.06M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires199.76M109.77M-4.58M257.1M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments11.59M20.32M19.87M-13.18M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities27.06M-8.13M19.87M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
104.39M-23.04M-123.84M42.85M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-12.88M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-332.51M-44.72M165.12M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----149.97M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-230.69M-219.55M-266.03M-245.56M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-158.52M-151.79M-166.65M-291.71M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-734.61M-416.07M-267.56M-687.25M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-18.04M117.91M-33.63M-18.12M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-130.16M386.26M7.64M-242.27M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year866.07M551.6M614.63M886.67M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End735.9M937.86M622.28M644.4M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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 G4S Plc stock price history and G4S Plc stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • G4S Plc had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-130.16M 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 G4S Plc 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: 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 $518.09M for GFSZY.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $104.39M for GFSZY 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-734.61M for G4S Plc. 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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