H&R Block Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:HRB)

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$26.68 $0.45 (1.66%) HRB stock closing price Apr 24, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of HRB requires an investor to check the cash flows for H&R Block. 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 H&R Block profits and H&R Block debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in H&R Block stock analysis. H&R Block had a positive net income cash flow of $408.94M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for H&R Block is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow182.16M173.59M159.8M115.88M95.98M217.52M121.63M126.9M123.63M146.01M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-159.53M-150.68M-92.41M97.52M-116.96M-246.97M-220.12M-379.9M35.95M86.34M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------97.57M141.02M
Other Adjustments Net118.51M135.21M85.55M121.02M84.13M125.56M204.88M361.23M281.59M151.05M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-89.25M-99.92M-123.15M-147.01M-113.23M-82.45M-62.95M-90.51M-97.88M-105.91M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-54.81M-88.77M-113.25M-67.48M-16.95M545.24M16.91M-10.53M-293.8M1.02B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments173.84M447.37M-24.51M44.64M-135.54M-186.89M-156.01M83.22M101.31M213.98M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities69.54M70.84M111.99M180.54M154.8M75.97M91.9M49.18M295.93M16.88M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-320.47M-1.99B6.07M22.14M-315.27M-168.31M-283.11M-237.56M106.82M16.04M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-996.83M-400M--139.43M----599.37M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------25M-50M-25.04M-29M-1.54B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-187.11M-201.68M-219.96M-218.98M-217.2M-208.8M-186.8M-200.89M-198.68M-183.62M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-22.83M-764.3M-31.92M-168.09M87.37M-42.94M-14.47M-17.6M80.63M-447.77M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-4.45M-10.56M-9.98M-17.61M1.62M-2.36M5.84M11.67M--
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year896.8M2.01B2.19B1.75B1.94B1.68B1.8B1.65B664.89M921.83M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.01B896.8M2.01B2.19B1.75B1.94B1.68B1.8B1.65B726.84M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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H&R Block stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and H&R Block stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key 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 H&R Block is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - H&R Block stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $550.09M for HRB.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $99.31M for HRB 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. H&R Block spent $-530.42M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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