Communications Systems Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:JCS)

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$3.21 $0.06 (1.9%) JCS stock closing price Sep 18, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of JCS requires an investor to check the cash flows for Communications Systems. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Communications Systems profits one has to check the income statement and for Communications Systems debt one has to check the balance sheet. Communications Systems cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Communications Systems had cash and cash equivalents of $10.44M at the beginning of the year and $12.45M at year end for 2017. Communications Systems saw a outflow of $-0.29M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.18M3.68M3.31M2.48M2.18M2.13M2.1M1.85M1.69M1.86M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities9.76M5.91M4.07M6.12M-5.91M-3.79M-1.25M-1.34M9.06M-0.68M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.52M-0.26M3.09M1.6M5.46M-0.37M3.42M-0.5M-2.43M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.55M-1.31M-2.33M-5.52M-2.61M-2.4M-2.73M-1.76M-3.13M-2.06M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---0.91M----3.13M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5.74M4.64M-6.52M8.39M5.44M2.75M-7.53M-18.74M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares------0.46M----2.84M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--0.1M-0.52M-0.48M-0.45M-0.42M-0.39M-0.37M-0.34M-0.32M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.45M-4.62M-5.62M-5.57M-4.09M-6.73M-5.06M-4.85M-4.33M-4.13M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--0.3M-0.01M-0.48M-0.14M-0.3M----
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--0.12M-0.15M-0.14M---0.03M-0.04M--0.37M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year10.44M9.81M13.73M20.05M17.86M22.51M16.78M21.29M29.95M29.42M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End12.45M10.44M9.81M13.73M20.05M17.86M22.51M16.78M21.29M29.95M
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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Communications Systems is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Communications Systems 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 $3.64M for JCS.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Communications Systems used $-0.29M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-1.36M for Communications Systems.

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