Lifeway Foods Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:LWAY)

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$6.04 $0.14 (2.27%) LWAY stock closing price Jun 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Lifeway Foods from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Lifeway Foods profits and Lifeway Foods debt. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Lifeway Foods cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Lifeway Foods compared to various industry peers like DF stock and SYUT stock. Lifeway Foods saw a outflow of $-5.31M from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
-0.34M3.47M1.97M1.95M4.99M5.61M2.85M3.62M5.56M1.91M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.11M3.02M3.12M3.25M2.33M2.38M2.33M2.11M1.81M1.09M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-0.09M-1.68M1.93M--1.35M-0.88M-1.3M--0.59M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.13M--0.29M-0.82M-0.12M-0.49M--0.19M-1.28M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
3.8M5.1M6.74M5.09M5.84M6.62M4.04M5.61M7.6M4.73M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-5.29M-3.06M-1.64M-3.61M-7.76M-1.42M-1.43M-2.22M-1.76M-2.15M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--------0.27M-11.04M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-0.02M2.19M--0.5M-0.51M--0.62M3.5M--0.45M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---0.36M-0.13M--0.15M-0.05M---
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-5.31M-0.36M-1.78M-4.26M-7.86M-1.55M-2.11M1.41M-12.03M-2.61M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.48M-0.73M-1.54M---0.58M-1.18M-2.66M-0.9M-1.23M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----4.97M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-0.84M-0.84M-1.03M-0.87M-0.62M-1.58M-2.11M-2.75M5.34M-1.19M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-----1.3M-1.14M----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities------0.59M-0.74M---
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-2.32M-1.57M-2.57M-0.87M3.04M-3.9M-4.04M-4.42M4.78M-2.43M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-3.83M3.16M2.38M-0.04M1.02M1.17M-2.11M2.59M--0.31M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year8.81M5.64M3.26M3.3M2.28M1.11M3.22M---
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.97M8.81M5.64M3.26M3.3M2.28M1.11M3.22M--
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Lifeway Foods is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Lifeway Foods stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Lifeway Foods gained $3.8M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-5.31M for LWAY 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-2.32M for Lifeway Foods. 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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