Guangshen Railway Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GSH)

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$28.22 $0.16 (0.56%) GSH stock closing price Jun 18, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Guangshen Railway from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Guangshen Railway profits and Guangshen Railway debt. Guangshen Railway had cash and cash equivalents of $208.97M at beginning of the year and $178.36M at year end for 2017. Guangshen Railway cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Guangshen Railway saw a outflow of $-348.07M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow262.52M225.35M224.54M-230.93M223.07M215.84M201.91M--
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-64.71M-145.26M-93.57M--144.28M-75.99M-15.51M31.68M--
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net--66.08M-6.26M-77.43M-57.3M30.16M40.66M-25.63M383.73M-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-349.33M-281.71M-198.28M-162.74M-210.16M-284.88M-146.13M-166.71M-236.22M-430.56M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---9.35M--15.32M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--0.28M-0.3M712.99M-50M--477.01M--75.38M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1.26M3.2M-0.33M-1M21.45M-58.05M5.66M-9.09M4.3M3.03M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----569.8M-0.02M--0.02M--58.77M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------153.95M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-87.5M-81.61M-54.75M-92.25M-91.51M-112.41M-98.81M-83.81M-83.07M-83.09M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----0.05M-0.96M-0.02M-0.01M-4.82M--
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 Year208.97M319.86M257.04M67.18M109.01M216.9M412.15M165M228.83M344.92M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End178.36M195.83M342.83M271.07M66.64M107.12M211.84M393.27M163.55M228.87M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Guangshen Railway stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Guangshen Railway stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Guangshen Railway is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Guangshen Railway stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Guangshen Railway reported a positive operating cash flow of $404.96M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-348.07M for GSH 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: 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. Guangshen Railway spent $-87.5M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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