MKS Instruments Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:MKSI)

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$122.25 $3.2 (2.55%) MKSI stock closing price Mar 22, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like MKS Instruments needs to disclose. While its important to look at the MKS Instruments debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as MKS Instruments revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. MKS Instruments saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of MKSI shares. The cash flow statement helps in the MKS Instruments stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for MKS Instruments is $ 2017 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow93.26M68.93M46.16M24.54M90.28M65.3M31.82M5.27M22.1M16.6M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-45.38M-31.16M-23.14M-35.95M-22.33M-18.16M-31.72M-6.95M-32.24M-33.92M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-31.78M-24.83M-33.04M12.4M7.34M20.91M22.49M7.29M26.14M16.11M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-31.29M-17.85M-9.73M-4.09M-19.12M-11.91M-7.26M-2.15M-12.41M-8.82M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires72.51M72.5M72.5M--939.59M-939.59M-939.59M--9.91M-9.91M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-18.65M-38.66M40.97M34.55M231.45M370.12M351.27M123.08M-145.05M-151.61M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--14.71M-13.41M-2.89M-3.46M-4.65M-4.46M-4.13M-12.03M-9.66M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-227.95M-177.95M-52.95M-51.57M591.25M631.92M696.32M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-1.35M-0.3M-0.8M-0.66M7.22M7.14M8.35M---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-38.18M-28.4M-18.9M-9.41M-36.36M-27.24M-18.14M-9.05M-35.96M-26.92M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-7.38M5.01M-0.15M-0.14M-4.39M-5.49M-5.1M---
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash2.15M3.29M1.22M-4.53M-6.32M-8.35M-4.04M-0.87M-1.69M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year228.62M227.57M305.43M288.9M287.58M312.91M162.47M111M119.26M223.96M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End333.77M305.97M422.83M255.91M228.62M366.87M354.27M357.85M227.57M195.14M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While MKS Instruments stock price history provides the price history of a stock, MKS Instruments 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:

  • MKS Instruments had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $105.15M 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 MKS Instruments 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. MKS Instruments gained $355.22M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $22.64M for MKSI till last quarter 2017 Q4 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. MKS Instruments spent $-274.86M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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