General Communication Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:GNCMA)

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$42.29 $0.37 (0.88%) GNCMA stock closing price Aug 21, 2017 (Closing)

The General Communication cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about General Communication profits and General Communication debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in General Communication stock analysis. General Communication had a negative net income cash flow of $-4.13M for the latest year. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. General Communication saw a outflow of $38.1M from investing activities for 2016. View details of General Communication cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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General Communication Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow193.77M181.76M170.28M147.25M130.45M125.74M126.11M123.36M114.36M86.32M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-14.82M-8.43M0.32M-42.17M-10.61M-28.68M13.24M-47.61M47.08M-15.25M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net25.46M106.48M28.35M22.82M23.77M31.77M22.94M21.65M15.74M23.99M
General Communication Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-194.47M-176.23M-176.1M-180.55M-146.03M-177.09M-96.19M-120.98M-221.45M-151.31M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-19.7M-12.73M-2.51M-107.6M-1.87M-0.35M-5.54M-0.1M-65.33M-19.53M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.8M7.55M-19.55M---0.73M0.3M4.8M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-11.18M-7.64M-3.96M21.8M-20.99M13.24M-3.72M-5.09M-8.97M-2.52M
General Communication Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-58.67M392.67M-6.38M-16.58M-15.49M-55.66M-80.8M421.89M0.41M-12.02M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-7.2M-145.02M-29.16M164.61M10.18M72.57M0.23M-368.82M134.23M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------32.77M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities85.54M-301.41M-50.08M-20.83M16.53M9.16M-1.66M-9.24M-2.18M-0.52M
General Communication Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
General Communication Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year26.52M15.4M44.97M24.49M29.38M33.07M48.77M29.9M13.07M57.64M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End19.29M26.52M15.4M44.97M24.49M29.38M33.07M48.77M29.9M13.07M
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 General Communication stock price history and General Communication stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • General Communication has cash of $19.29M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the General Communication stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $200.27M for General Communication in the latest year. 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.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-227.16M for GNCMA 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.
  • 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 $19.65M for General Communication.