Kaiser Aluminum Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:KALU)

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$105.79 $2.46 (2.38%) KALU stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of KALU requires an investor to check the cash flows for Kaiser Aluminum. 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 Kaiser Aluminum profits and Kaiser Aluminum debt. Kaiser Aluminum stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $60.6M till 2017 Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Kaiser Aluminum had an inflow of $131.5M from operating activities, $-97.8M spend due to financing activities, and $-14.3M outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow30.2M38.1M9.9M37.1M27.5M18.2M9M36.7M28.4M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-12.8M-28.8M-47M-38.9M-43.1M-39.1M-33.7M23.2M18.7M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net53.5M23.1M5.19M74.4M55M40.7M19.7M335.5M311.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-55.5M-39.7M-14.8M-76.1M-57.4M-42.3M-25.9M-63.1M-38.4M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments41.2M56.2M36.2M-200.3M-171.1M-42.4M20M83.5M83.5M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-71.2M-68.9M-37M-35M-15.4M-10.3M-9M-52M-48.1M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.2M-0.1M-0.2M169M168.9M168.9M--205M-181.1M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-26.4M-17.9M-9.3M-32.4M-24.4M-16.3M-8.2M-28.1M-21M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----6.8M-6.8M-6.9M--1.1M
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 Year72.5M177.7M169.5M273.4M49.8M135.6M30.3M-68.7M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End87.1M70.4M46.7M55.2M72.9M195.3M70.7M72.5M82.6M
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.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Kaiser Aluminum is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Kaiser Aluminum stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Kaiser Aluminum reported a positive operating cash flow of $131.5M till 2017 Q3 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. 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 $-14.3M for KALU till last quarter 2017 Q3 report.
  • 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 $-97.8M for Kaiser Aluminum.

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