Lancaster Colony Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:LANC)

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$153.58 $0.71 (0.46%) LANC stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of LANC requires an investor to check the cash flows for Lancaster Colony. 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 Lancaster Colony profits one has to check the income statement and for Lancaster Colony debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Lancaster Colony cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Lancaster Colony compared to various industry peers like MHGVY stock and LNCE stock. The cash from operating activities for Lancaster Colony is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow24.9M24.14M21.11M20.4M20.11M20.26M18.94M20.53M21.87M24.13M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.62M-4.41M7.78M-15.27M-2.55M-0.48M12.48M-31.57M22.83M-14.85M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---44.03M-----33.2M
Other Adjustments Net5.75M1.08M2.19M4.94M4.87M6.85M9.66M3.76M-0.63M13.21M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-25.53M-16.67M-18.29M-15.95M-21.31M-15.45M-35.32M-12.76M-9.33M-15.89M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-35.16M-0.01M-92.21M25.61M-----45.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--0.74M-1.81M-1.18M-1.06M-1.14M-0.43M-1.33M-1.63M-2.25M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.86M-0.15M-0.01M-2.1M--8.01M-42.62M--11.48M-88.69M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---------55M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----0.32M---2M2M-4.78M11.89M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-58.98M-190.54M-49.77M-46.98M-178.06M-38.46M-35.69M-33.43M-31.85M-32.57M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities1.12M1.41M--------
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 Year118.08M182.2M211.53M123.38M191.63M132.26M100.89M38.48M19.41M8.31M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End143.1M118.08M182.2M211.53M123.38M191.63M132.26M100.89M38.48M19.41M
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 Lancaster Colony stock price history and Lancaster Colony stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Lancaster Colony had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $25.02M for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Lancaster Colony stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Lancaster Colony reported a positive operating cash flow of $144.35M for 2017 and has seen an increase 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: Lancaster Colony used $-60.6M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-58.72M for Lancaster Colony. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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