Gentex Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:GNTX)

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$23.38 $0.15 (0.65%) GNTX stock closing price Jul 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Gentex cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 Gentex profits one has to check the income statement and for Gentex 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 Gentex stock analysis. Gentex had a positive net income cash flow of $406.79M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. GNTX decrease in investments stood at a value of $-77.71M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow99.57M88.58M80.59M77.37M62.85M50.17M42.63M38.62M38.36M35.89M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-7.91M-1.43M-72.62M-54.35M42.32M30.45M-82.75M-59.94M-3.92M-18.53M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.55M36.72M25.13M15.59M-10.76M8.62M17.11M11.72M11.57M41.19M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-103.79M-120.29M-97.89M-72.29M-54.99M-116.4M-119.99M-46.39M-21.1M-45.51M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----698.15M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments23.43M-123.87M11M-5.27M120.46M1.93M15.77M-72.42M5.09M64.49M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2.64M-7.27M-2.84M-2.14M-0.57M-17.6M--5.77M--3.18M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-183.59M-82.05M-81.06M29.95M38.37M-21.5M33.3M67.06M7.48M-99.44M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-107.62M-47.5M-32.5M-7.5M273.12M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-108.81M-101.13M-96.99M-87.63M-79.16M-73.38M-67.17M-61.39M-60.59M-60.46M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5.58M2.83M5.5M3.48M-5.36M3.02M--
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 Year546.47M551.55M497.42M309.59M389.67M357.98M348.34M336.1M294.3M317.71M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End569.73M546.47M551.55M497.42M309.59M389.67M357.98M348.34M336.1M294.3M
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 Gentex stock price history and Gentex stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Gentex has cash of $569.73M 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 Gentex stock price.
  • 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 $501M for GNTX.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-77.71M for GNTX 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-400.03M for Gentex. 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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