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$77 $1 (1.32%) IKTSY stock closing price Jul 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like INTERTEK GP PLC from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the INTERTEK GP PLC 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 INTERTEK GP PLC 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 INTERTEK GP PLC stock analysis. INTERTEK GP PLC generated $580.08M cash from operating activities in 2017. INTERTEK GP PLC had an inflow of $580.08M from operating activities, $-385.86M spend due to financing activities, and $-185.2M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201720162015
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow164.45M140.27M1.06B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities15.72M70.34M25.52M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net5.02M-10.02M-31.48M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-141.38M-138.91M-169.51M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-45.36M-51.77M-351.86M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1.54M1.35M1.06M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-20.1M-8.67M-7.94M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-194.99M-230.8M161.25M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-137.9M-119.26M-123.35M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-32.86M-29.13M-24.91M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-38.53M66.54M-17.57M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year204.66M157.21M182.65M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End175.14M215.22M177.3M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

INTERTEK GP PLC stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and INTERTEK GP PLC stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • INTERTEK GP PLC has cash of $175.14M 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 INTERTEK GP PLC stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: INTERTEK GP PLC reported a positive operating cash flow of $580.08M 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.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-185.2M for IKTSY 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: 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. INTERTEK GP PLC spent $-385.86M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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