Gastar Exploration Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSEMKT:GST)

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$0.49 $0 (0%) GST stock closing price Jul 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Gastar Exploration from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Gastar Exploration 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 Gastar Exploration 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. Gastar Exploration stock analysis shows negative net income cash flow of $-15.51M till 2018 Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Gastar Exploration had an inflow of $32.23M from operating activities, $-0.56M spend due to financing activities, and $55.27M inflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
-15.51M-46.75M-33.77M-21.47M-18.69M-89.06M-84.51M-84.33M-69.85M-459.5M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow12.15M34.99M24.98M15.63M6.36M83.15M76.85M70.64M63.21M66.47M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities29.08M-4.32M-0.22M-22.1M-10.12M-6.83M11.87M5M11.92M11.75M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net6.51M36.14M18.15M11.35M14.9M19.48M17.55M14.13M9.89M432.55M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
32.23M20.06M9.13M-16.59M-7.55M6.73M21.77M5.44M15.18M51.27M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment55.21M-134.67M-107.97M-76.34M-63M62.56M35.55M55.99M-12.7M-146.5M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--2.1M-1.93M-0.6M-0.72M3.91M--0.23M-0.08M-3.95M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
55.27M-136.78M-109.91M-76.95M-63.73M66.48M35.7M55.76M-12.79M-150.45M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-56.36M56.36M56.36M56.36M69.22M44.81M45.06M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--75M-75M-75M-75M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-115.37M115.37M115.37M115.37M-115.37M-100.37M-100.37M-20.37M155M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--19.29M-19.29M-18.09M-14.47M-3.61M-3.61M-3.61M-3.61M-14.47M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.56M-18.98M-18.95M-17.93M-17.91M-1.99M-1.64M-1.6M-1.52M-2.27M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-0.56M58.45M58.48M60.7M64.35M-51.76M-60.81M-60.52M-25.51M138.25M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
86.94M-58.26M-42.3M-32.84M-6.93M21.45M-3.33M--23.12M39.06M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year71.52M50.07M11M32.39M8.9M10.64M7.43M21.86M6.15M85.85M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End100.21M13.26M29.22M38.68M64.59M71.52M46.73M50.76M26.95M50.07M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Gastar Exploration stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Gastar Exploration stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Gastar Exploration had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $86.94M in the latest quarter 2018 Q1. 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 Gastar Exploration 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.
  • Gastar Exploration increased its cash from operating activities to $32.23M till 2018 Q1. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $55.27M for GST 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: 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. Gastar Exploration spent $-0.56M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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