Kaiser Aluminum Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:KALU)

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$109.71 $2.09 (1.87%) KALU stock closing price Jun 21, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Kaiser Aluminum from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Kaiser Aluminum profits, the balance sheet shows Kaiser Aluminum debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Kaiser Aluminum cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Kaiser Aluminum compared to various industry peers like TKR stock and WOR stock. Kaiser Aluminum has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-3.4M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow40.9M37.1M36.7M42.9M39M36.6M32.6M26.1M21.9M14.9M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-52.8M-38.9M23.2M-16.2M-42.9M1.59M-31M-20.8M35.3M-67.4M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net108M74.4M335.5M25.6M10.8M28.4M36.1M46.9M-167.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-74.9M-76.1M-63.1M-59.4M-70.4M-43.8M-31.8M-38.9M-59.2M-91.6M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------83.2M-4.2M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments49.39M-200.3M83.5M14.7M-44.7M-85M-0.3M-4.4M--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----1.7M6.9M-1M1.1M18.5M-20.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-84M-35M-52M-46.5M-80.8M-2.2M-3.1M-29.9M--28.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.4M169M-205M-0.1M-0.1M224.9M-0.1M175M-36M43M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------4.7M-8.3M-0.7M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-35M-32.4M-28.1M-25.4M-22.4M-19.6M-18.9M-19M-19.6M-17.2M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--6.8M--1.1M-5.3M-1.9M-40M-1.3M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year67.7M72.5M177.7M169.5M273.4M49.8M135.6M30.3M-68.7M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End64.3M55.2M72.5M177.7M169.5M273.4M49.8M135.6M30.3M-
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 Kaiser Aluminum stock price history and Kaiser Aluminum stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Kaiser Aluminum saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-3.4M in 2017. Apart from the Kaiser Aluminum stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Kaiser Aluminum reported a positive operating cash flow of $141.5M for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • 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 $-25.5M for KALU in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Kaiser Aluminum and its owners and creditors and was $-119.4M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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