Medifast Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MED)

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$207.99 $18.16 (8.03%) MED stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Medifast from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. Financials statements like the Medifast income statement and Medifast balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Medifast stock analysis. Medifast had a positive net income cash flow of $27.72M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Medifast had an inflow of $43.23M from operating activities, $-17.36M spend due to financing activities, and $-3.16M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.91M5.4M7.11M8.05M11.38M11.2M8.34M5.85M5.26M4.57M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities6.78M-4.23M3.84M-5.14M4.33M11.55M-0.76M---5.49M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--0.64M-4.2M6.04M------
Other Adjustments Net3.82M6.98M2.59M3.4M2.67M1.63M8.74M2.81M2.38M-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.16M-2.2M-2.81M-7.02M-11.6M-11.38M-14.27M-12.05M-5.11M-7.42M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--2.63M3.55M-10.99M-0.28M-2.21M-11.48M-2.57M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-------0.38M--0.23M-0.01M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.97M-1.04M-11.76M-35.04M-20.08M-2.76M-20.38M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--0.21M-0.25M-0.22M-3.64M-1.44M-1.13M-0.44M1.67M-0.26M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------3.16M1.56M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-15.39M-11.88M--------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-----1.28M-1.77M-0.13M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.07M---------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year52.43M42.03M24.45M36.38M39.93M14.26M17.16M10.6M1.84M2.19M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End75.07M52.43M42.03M24.45M36.38M39.93M14.26M17.16M12.7M1.84M
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 Medifast stock price history and Medifast stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Medifast has cash of $75.07M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Medifast stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Medifast gained $43.23M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Medifast used $-3.16M 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.
  • 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 $-17.36M for Medifast.

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