LoJack Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:LOJN)

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$6.44 $0.01 (0.16%) LOJN stock closing price Mar 18, 2016 (Closing)

The financial analysis of LOJN requires an investor to check the cash flows for LoJack. 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 LoJack profits and LoJack debt. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the LoJack stock analysis. LoJack generated $9.5M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2015 Q4. LoJack had an inflow of $9.5M from operating activities, $-1.53M spend due to financing activities, and $-3.73M outflow due to investing activities till 2015 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.55M3.44M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.43M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--
Other Adjustments Net1.35M1.12M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.3M-2.48M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.43M-0.49M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.87M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-3M-3M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.4M-0.14M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.19M-0.47M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year57.88M56.55M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End21.62M18.67M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

LoJack stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and LoJack stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • LoJack had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $4.04M in the latest quarter 2015 Q4. 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 LoJack 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. LoJack gained $9.5M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-3.73M for LOJN stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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 $-1.53M for LoJack.