Houlihan Lokey Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:HLI)

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$46.28 $0.13 (0.28%) HLI stock closing price Feb 22, 2018 (Closing)

The Houlihan Lokey cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Houlihan Lokey profits, the balance sheet shows Houlihan Lokey debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Houlihan Lokey had cash and cash equivalents of $166.16M at beginning of the year and $492.68M at year end for 2017. Houlihan Lokey cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Houlihan Lokey saw a outflow of $-1.65M from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar2017201620152014
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.85M7.49M5.5M6.04M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities74.79M-97.17M92.45M80.6M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net37.27M33.43M18.6M16.94M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-14.42M-9.38M-4.67M-2.24M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-3.72M-36.85M-5.17M-9.09M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities16.49M225.79M-203.61M-110.65M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares193.56M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-41.25M-3.04M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-55.29M-114.29M-2.16M-1.07M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities5.9M1.33M--2.18M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-4.01M--2.27M1.27M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year166.16M88.66M109.42M68.38M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End492.68M166.16M88.66M109.42M
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 three main sections:

  • Houlihan Lokey had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $326.51M for the latest year 2017. 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 Houlihan Lokey 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Houlihan Lokey reported a positive operating cash flow of $229.26M 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.65M for HLI 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 $102.92M for Houlihan Lokey. 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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