MicroFinancial Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:MFI)

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$10.43 $0.23 (2.25%) MFI stock closing price Jan 23, 2015 (Closing)

The financial analysis of MFI requires an investor to check the cash flows for MicroFinancial. Financials statements like the MicroFinancial income statement and MicroFinancial balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. MicroFinancial saw a cash impact of $-0.7M from the buyback of MFI shares. The cash flow statement helps in the MicroFinancial stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. MicroFinancial has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-1.31M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow-35.7M-35.65M-33.76M-32.18M-27.78M-22.11M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.06M1.36M1.87M---
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations------
Other Adjustments Net120.18M115.71M106.36M100.04M80.81M59.04M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.36M-0.22M-0.83M-0.71M-0.36M-0.36M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---77.68M-77.79M-76.3M-68M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-91.17M-92.37M-1.12M-1.12M-1.29M-1.15M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.7M--0.23M-0.13M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.18M7.63M-10.67M18.51M26.75M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.62M-3.43M-2.99M-2.84M-2.82M-2.8M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--1.52M--0.63M-0.3M-
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 Year3.55M2.45M1.52M-5.04M7.08M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.24M3.55M2.45M1.52M-5.04M
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 MicroFinancial stock price history and MicroFinancial stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that MicroFinancial is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - MicroFinancial stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: MicroFinancial reported a positive operating cash flow of $92.18M for 2013 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-91.54M for MFI in last 2013 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.95M for MicroFinancial. 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.