Layne Christensen Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:LAYN)

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$15.41 $0.25 (1.6%) LAYN stock closing price Jun 14, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of LAYN requires an investor to check the cash flows for Layne Christensen. While its important to look at the Layne Christensen debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Layne Christensen revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Layne Christensen cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Layne Christensen had cash and cash equivalents of $74.05M at the beginning of the year and $38.61M at year end for 2018. LAYN decrease in investments stood at a value of $-42.44M for the latest year 2018.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow31.51M31.12M41.06M57.6M63.23M65.88M161.09M53.46M57.67M52.84M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-13.59M18.24M-10.27M-12.84M-11.39M1.16M-48.34M-10.68M27.67M-9.47M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations19.02M--4.62M39.13M-8.33M32.58M----
Other Adjustments Net-2.62M15.83M18.32M2.33M83.4M-38.86M-43.85M-5.49M7.23M22.12M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-45.88M-11.85M-19.16M-10.31M-25.67M-71.34M-56.77M-65.53M-44.01M-79.85M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires3.46M-42.34M-3.36M12.06M-4.89M-8.85M-12.5M-14.6M-7.1M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-0.02M-------16.15M--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-3.46M-0.82M10.09M-1.39M-----
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.2M--0.34M-0.02M1.04M1M---3.07M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.03M-0.06M49.79M-2.53M117.35M-1.57M--20M-20M-13.33M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---22.03M19.13M-91.61M42.5M47.78M3M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----1.61M-1.68M-1.42M-2.19M---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--0.01M-5.48M---2.74M---1.95M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--1.07M-0.07M-1.61M-1.19M-0.94M-1.86M1.46M-2.67M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year74.05M65.56M21.66M35.01M27.24M41.91M44.98M84.45M67.16M73.06M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End38.61M69M65.56M21.66M35.01M27.24M41.91M44.98M84.45M67.16M
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 Layne Christensen stock price history and Layne Christensen stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Layne Christensen had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-35.44M for the latest year 2018. 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 Layne Christensen 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: Layne Christensen reported a positive operating cash flow of $7.01M for 2018 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-42.44M for LAYN stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Layne Christensen spent $-0.23M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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