Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:HMHC)

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$7.3 $0.15 (2.1%) HMHC stock closing price Sep 18, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of HMHC requires an investor to check the cash flows for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The profit-loss statement shows Houghton Mifflin Harcourt profits, the balance sheet shows Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock analysis. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had a negative net income cash flow of $-103.18M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt saw a outflow of $-204.92M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow282.69M302.35M303.82M324.52M346.77M453M579.24M673.63M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-21.47M43.92M112.32M262.46M-91.92M-64.53M172M207.35M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net-22.9M82.03M66.07M15.54M13.53M-196.53M1.56B80.19M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-58.29M-105.55M-82.98M-67.14M-54.97M-50.94M-71.66M-65.52M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---578.19M-9.09M-18.69M-11M-5.59M-12.82M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5.52M115.63M88.09M-175.87M31.81M-119.53M34.55M-60.72M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-141.1M-124.03M-103.7M-115.5M-126.71M-114.52M-152.59M-118.67M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2.12M-28.28M-426.85M22.75M---649.6M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-8M-8M-247.12M-2.5M-2.5M-12.75M256.5M-181.29M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--796M--250M-150M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--------2.5M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.45M-1.67M-15.91M-0.72M-1.57M-130.58M-10.45M-63.67M
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 Year226.1M234.25M456.58M313.62M329.07M413.61M380.07M120.94M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End148.97M226.1M234.25M456.58M313.62M329.07M413.61M407.01M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 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:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has cash of $148.97M 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 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt reported a positive operating cash flow of $135.13M for 2017 and has seen a decrease 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 $-204.92M for HMHC 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-7.33M for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 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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