Hartford Financial Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:HIG)

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$53.07 $0.54 (1.03%) HIG stock closing price Jul 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Hartford Financial from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Hartford Financial 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 Hartford Financial 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Hartford Financial stock analysis. Hartford Financial generated $712M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q1. Hartford Financial has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $48M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow143M433M349M227M107M531M389M218M115M485M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-299M583M-484M-694M-647M443M-148M-7M-262M-49M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net271M4.3B1.09B1.02B387M196M187M66M222M638M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-39M-250M-129M-92M-41M-224M-183M-137M-84M-307M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--1.2B222M222M--175M-175M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-172M-12M-1.59B-1.6B-1.15B1.48B1.26B441M266M821M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-31M21M10M-6M-16M-129M46M37M12M-29M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1M-1.04B-991M-672M-351M-1.32B-1.04B-690M-340M-1.21B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities122M1.4B1.93B1.43B1.62B-87M-38M136M64M-266M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-324M-13M-428M-11M-423M-17M-14M-6M-5M-33M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-90M-341M-258M-173M-87M-334M-253M-170M-85M-316M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-386M-991M-915M-574M-318M-782M-622M-402M-199M-1.32B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash255M87M70M62M2M-40M-21M-12M4M-48M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year328M448M399M1.43B2.42B2.58B2.06B2.14B1.81B2.01B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End228M180M333M362M337M882M810M461M479M448M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • Hartford Financial has cash of $228M 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 Hartford Financial stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Hartford Financial reported a positive operating cash flow of $712M till 2018 Q1 and has seen a decrease from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-242M for HIG 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 $-677M for Hartford Financial. 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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