Lifeway Foods Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:LWAY)

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$6.54 $0.02 (0.3%) LWAY stock closing price Mar 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. Lifeway Foods cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Lifeway Foods had cash and cash equivalents of $5.64M at the beginning of the quarter and $7.26M at quarter end for 2017 Q3. LWAY decrease in investments stood at a value of $-3.92M for the latest quarter 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.3M1.51M-3.02M2.32M1.61M-3.12M2.34M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-0.77M-0.26M--1.68M-1.76M-3.03M-2.5M1.93M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net1.26M-------0.29M-0.3M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.89M-2.36M-1.04M-3.06M-2.33M-1.34M-0.33M-1.64M-1.27M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-0.02M--2.19M2.19M--0.22M--0.13M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--------0.36M-0.38M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.18M---0.73M-0.73M-0.73M-0.44M-1.54M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-0.63M-0.42M-0.21M-0.84M-0.63M-0.42M-0.21M-1.03M-0.82M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---------
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 Year5.64M3.26M3.3M2.28M1.11M3.22M---
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.26M9.34M9.8M8.81M9.16M6.06M3.78M5.64M5.01M
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 Lifeway Foods stock price history and Lifeway Foods stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • 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.
  • Lifeway Foods increased its cash from operating activities to $4.18M till 2017 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-3.92M for LWAY 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.81M 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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