Mentor Graphics Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:MENT)

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$37.25 $0.01 (0.03%) MENT stock closing price Mar 30, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Mentor Graphics needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows Mentor Graphics profits, the balance sheet shows Mentor Graphics debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Mentor Graphics stock analysis. Mentor Graphics generated $321.81M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q4. Mentor Graphics has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $106.26M.

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Fiscal year is Feb - Jan2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow61.84M45.46M29.83M14.79M61.42M45.92M30.16M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities44.6M27.5M84.49M33.36M28.59M10.93M21.29M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-------
Other Adjustments Net60.49M38.97M25.17M10.1M44.4M28.99M23.24M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-60.28M-43.58M-25.61M-10.2M-41.26M-26.26M-14.96M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-11.75M-11.75M-4.95M--11.7M-11.7M-7.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-113.56M-127.86M-128.73M-145.78M-52.19M11.29M19.34M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-6.47M-6.47M--17.73M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings3.23M-7.07M-28.81M-4.31M1.19M-13.1M-13.15M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-23.8M-17.78M-11.76M-5.88M-25.59M-19.26M-12.77M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-4.71M-4.11M-1.49M--11.04M-11.08M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash1.82M2.89M2.84M2.85M-1.17M-1M-0.89M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year223.78M146.49M133.11M99.34M93.64M117.92M-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End441.08M262.76M265.79M216.32M334.82M279M295.44M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Mentor Graphics stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Mentor Graphics stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Mentor Graphics had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $106.26M in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Mentor Graphics stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Mentor Graphics gained $321.81M 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 $-72.04M for MENT 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 $-145.32M for Mentor Graphics. 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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