Journal Communications Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:JRN)

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$14.82 $0.19 (1.3%) JRN stock closing price Mar 31, 2015 (Closing)

The Journal Communications cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the Journal Communications 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 Journal Communications 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 Journal Communications stock analysis. Journal Communications generated $82.23M cash from operating activities in 2014. Journal Communications had an inflow of $82.23M from operating activities, $-77.09M spend due to financing activities, and $-7.42M outflow due to investing activities for 2014.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
45.19M26.2M33.32M22.18M34.38M4.3M-224.4M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow21.95M22.91M22.85M23.33M24.62M48.7M404.52M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities8.14M-10.42M-0.52M-14.08M4.92M20.89M-5.06M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-5.87M---0.34M-3.7M--0.4M
Other Adjustments Net12.8M14.68M22M14.44M11.58M2.86M-102.86M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
82.23M53.41M77.66M45.53M71.81M76.77M71.79M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-8.92M-11.72M-11.49M-10.45M-8.59M-6.49M-22.13M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires1.5M-5.95M-228.82M1.57M14.04M-6.09M-25.28M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-7.42M-17.03M-240.31M-8.87M6.17M-12.58M-47.41M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---5.7M-3.71M---44.34M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-77.68M-37.87M178.86M-33.6M-77.12M-63.71M36.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---6.24M---1.47M-18.52M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---4.25M--2.88M--
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-77.09M-37.5M162.66M-36.85M-79.73M-64.85M-26.67M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash13.6M------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
11.32M-0.51M---1.31M-0.67M-2.21M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.91M2.42M2.41M2.05M3.36M4.04M6.25M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End13.23M1.91M2.43M2.41M2.05M3.36M4.04M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Journal Communications stock price history and Journal Communications stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Journal Communications has cash of $13.23M 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 Journal Communications stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Journal Communications gained $82.23M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-7.42M for JRN 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 shows the flow of cash between Journal Communications and its owners and creditors and was $-77.09M for 2014. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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