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

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$108.28 $0.72 (0.67%) KSU stock closing price Jun 21, 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 $144.9M till 2018 Q1. 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 $-87.1M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow83.3M320.9M241.6M159.7M79.3M305M226.9M150M74.3M284.6M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-102.7M77.49M19.6M-41.8M-46.6M33.4M6.09M-20.7M-49.9M-59.7M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net15.1M-333.9M61M17.4M-50M95M101.2M60.6M27.8M199.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-119.8M-619.2M-482.9M-301.8M-155.4M-590.5M-431.7M-263.9M-125.5M-827.6M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.1M-46.4M-44M-19.7M-4.2M-33.1M-31.2M-16.6M-6.6M-17.4M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.3M-15.5M-15.1M-15.9M-2.8M-4.6M-3.1M-2.8M-4.4M-28M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-53.6M-374.9M-319.9M-120.4M-55.7M-184.5M-98.9M-59M-51M-190M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-8.7M-25.4M-20.2M-12.7M-6.7M-27.7M227.9M235.7M-7.7M473.9M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-4.1M159M171.29M119.6M82.9M100.79M-80.29M-80.29M-26.2M-371.09M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-37.1M-142.5M-105.1M-70.3M-35.2M-142.8M-107.2M-71.6M-35.8M-140.1M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-----3.1M-2.8M-3M-0.5M-20.4M
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 End47M134.1M88.4M166.3M123.1M170.6M293.1M293.6M39.2M136.6M
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 $47M 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 $140.6M 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 $-124.2M for KSU till last quarter 2018 Q1 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 $-103.5M for Kansas City Southern.

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