MFA Financial Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MFA)

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$7.78 $0.01 (0.13%) MFA stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The MFA Financial cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For MFA Financial profits one has to check the income statement and for MFA Financial debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in MFA Financial stock analysis. MFA Financial had a positive net income cash flow of $322.39M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. MFA increase in investments stood at a value of $1.82B for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow31.84M37.68M42.48M33.24M64.03M55.83M41.13M6.5M7.06M18.78M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-11.38M-119.55M54.73M28.74M20.04M-3.11M-3.36M-4.6M2.93M-1.56M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-166.79M-145.28M-128.27M-119.67M-88.7M-49.16M-19.76M-25.73M-8.21M123.4M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.82B1.03B550.08M451M1.6B-650.42M-2.38B915.37M1.77B-1.97B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares196.8M4.66M1.21M35.63M165.34M3.32M607.8M-403.36M689.78M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.67B-709.1M-538.52M-815.71M-754.92M698.6M1.84B-1.16B-1.93B1.45B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------35.95M-0.16M-0.15M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-323.58M-312.89M-312.37M-309.67M-608.57M-349.38M-337.42M-268.38M-229.66M-139M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-2.64M----536.45M-5.22M-7.89M-3.15M--91.86M
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 Year260.11M165M182.43M565.37M401.29M394.02M345.24M653.46M361.16M234.41M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End449.75M260.11M165M182.43M565.37M401.29M394.02M345.24M653.46M361.16M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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MFA Financial stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and MFA Financial stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • MFA Financial saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $189.64M in 2017. Apart from the MFA Financial 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. MFA Financial gained $176.07M 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 $1.82B for MFA 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.
  • 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 $-1.8B for MFA Financial.

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