Mercury General Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MCY)

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$44.76 $0.81 (1.78%) MCY stock closing price Mar 23, 2018 (Closing)

The Mercury General cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. Financials statements like the Mercury General income statement and Mercury General balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Mercury General cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Mercury General had cash and cash equivalents of $264.22M at the beginning of the year and $220.31M at year end for 2016. Mercury General saw a outflow of $-226.72M from investing activities for 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow53.25M47.83M46.97M43.11M43.73M45.27M41.79M42.34M39.3M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities127.68M-21.06M100.78M52.66M60.43M-16.24M-50.03M93.06M-278.14M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net33.48M88.98M-79.17M1.87M-73.01M-61.66M-52.17M-349.46M545.56M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-16.96M-19.97M-25.81M-17.85M-13.13M-15.08M-27.54M-35.96M-46.99M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-7.77M------115.48M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-213.36M-71.95M-171.69M-2.24M-58.86M127.67M53.77M117.06M-159.52M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities3.6M2.47M3.47M1.74M2.25M12.02M6.86M2.69M241.18M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.63M2.11M6.24M1.44M2.49M1.95M--1.28M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities30M-100M50M--123M-120M13.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-137.2M-136.38M-135.49M-134.77M-134.1M-132.14M-129.86M-127.61M-127.01M
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 Year264.22M289.9M266.5M158.18M211.39M181.38M185.5M35.39M48.24M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End220.31M264.22M289.9M266.5M158.18M211.39M181.38M185.5M35.39M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Mercury General stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Mercury General stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Mercury General is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Mercury General stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $287.47M for Mercury General in the latest 2016. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Mercury General used $-226.72M 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 $-104.65M for Mercury General. 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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