Media General Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MEG)

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$18.51 $0.29 (1.54%) MEG stock closing price Jan 17, 2017 (Closing)

The Media General cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. Financials statements like the Media General income statement and Media General balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Media General had cash and cash equivalents of $43.92M at beginning of the year and $41.09M at year end for 2015. Media General cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Media General saw a inflow of $65.92M from investing activities for 2015.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow269.69M91.9M37.97M39.36M84.22M53.08M143.41M980.56M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-94.52M-80.18M-58.43M-10.36M-6.04M23.45M-72.64M-2.48M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---142.19M---8.87M11.3M
Other Adjustments Net21.5M-23.89M58.61M12.84M31.8M7.64M-263.76M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-57.06M346.61M-15.16M-17.88M-19.05M-26.48M-18.45M-31.51M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--913.23M3M-----23.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---135.64M--17.62M138.3M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities122.99M-119.2M2.62M-3.03M--11.11M5.88M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-33.72M-------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-178.56M623.67M568.85M-108.76M-6.28M-49.42M-18.14M-167.52M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---510.26M-----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--------18.51M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-13.42M-34.07M-9.48M-28.66M-0.52M-11.86M--3.66M
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 Year43.92M71.61M24.24M23.1M31.86M33.23M7.14M14.21M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End41.09M43.92M71.61M36.8M23.14M31.86M33.23M7.14M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Media General stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Media General stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Media General saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-2.82M in 2015. Apart from the Media General stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $156.94M for Media General in the latest 2015. 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 from investing stood at a positive value of $65.92M for MEG 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 $-225.7M for Media General.