Kadant Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:KAI)

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$107.1 $1.95 (1.79%) KAI stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

The Kadant cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Kadant profits and Kadant debt. 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 Kadant stock analysis. Kadant generated $65.16M cash from operating activities in 2017. Kadant had an inflow of $65.16M from operating activities, $151.35M inflow due to financing activities, and $-221.88M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow19.37M14.32M10.82M11.18M9.77M8.38M7.93M7.22M7.44M47.86M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities7M-0.63M-9.68M-3.52M-8.82M-6.72M-41.04M-11.92M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---0.11M---2.09M-0.03M---
Other Adjustments Net7.69M5.23M2.46M8.74M3.15M--0.43M2.15M-6.01M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-17.15M-5.37M-5.44M-6.51M-2.8M-3.44M-5.67M-0.49M-2.68M-3.33M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-204.73M-56.61M--11.98M-65.59M--15.69M-5.8M-1.35M-2.11M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-------0.52M-0.06M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.35M-9.15M-14.01M-5.03M-14.13M-15.69M-4.06M-3.17M-43.79M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities164.32M32.61M5.38M-12.44M31.76M-5.37M-11.01M-0.5M-32.15M14.31M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-9.89M-8.03M-7.17M-6.33M-4.18M-----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3.07M-4.26M-0.18M----0.32M---0.23M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash9.3M-5.71M-1.14M-2.7M-1.18M-0.24M-1.4M1.75M-6.55M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year71.48M65.53M45.37M50.03M54.55M46.95M61.8M45.67M40.13M61.55M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End75.42M71.48M65.53M45.37M50.03M54.55M46.95M61.8M45.67M40.13M
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 Kadant stock price history and Kadant stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Kadant has cash of $75.42M 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 Kadant stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Kadant gained $65.16M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-221.88M for KAI in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Kadant and its owners and creditors and was $151.35M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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