Kansas City Southern Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:KSU)

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$105.51 $0.79 (0.74%) KSU stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Kansas City Southern from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Kansas City Southern profits one has to check the income statement and for Kansas City Southern debt one has to check the balance sheet. Kansas City Southern stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $963.9M till 2017 Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Kansas City Southern has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-36.5M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow320.9M241.6M159.7M79.3M305M226.9M150M74.3M284.6M210.7M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities77.5M19.6M-41.8M-46.6M33.4M6.09M-20.7M-49.9M-59.7M27.4M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-333.9M61M17.4M-50M95M101.2M60.6M27.8M199.1M87.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-619.2M-482.9M-301.8M-155.4M-590.5M-431.7M-263.9M-125.5M-827.6M-661.6M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-46.4M-44M-19.7M-4.2M-33.1M-31.2M-16.6M-6.6M-17.4M-7.2M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-15.5M-15.1M-15.9M-2.8M-4.6M-3.1M-2.8M-4.4M-28M-25.2M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-374.9M-319.9M-120.4M-55.7M-184.5M-98.9M-59M-51M-190M-132.1M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-25.4M-20.2M-12.7M-6.7M-27.7M227.9M235.7M-7.7M473.9M479.1M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings159M171.29M119.6M82.9M100.79M-80.29M-80.29M-26.2M-371.09M-451.09M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-142.5M-105.1M-70.3M-35.2M-142.8M-107.2M-71.6M-35.8M-140.1M-104M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----3.1M-2.8M-3M-0.5M-20.4M-0.5M
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 Year170.6M136.6M348M429.5M72.6M72.4M85.4M117.5M229.9M55.5M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End134.1M88.4M166.3M123.1M170.6M293.1M293.6M39.2M136.6M116.6M
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 Kansas City Southern stock price history and Kansas City Southern stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Kansas City Southern has cash of $134.1M 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 Kansas City Southern stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Kansas City Southern gained $1.03B 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 $-681.1M for KSU till last quarter 2017 Q4 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 $-383.8M for Kansas City Southern.

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