Morningstar Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:MORN)

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$83.04 $0.67 (0.81%) MORN stock closing price Aug 16, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of MORN requires an investor to check the cash flows for Morningstar. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Morningstar profits and Morningstar debt. 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 Morningstar stock analysis. Morningstar generated $213.7M cash from operating activities in 2016. Morningstar saw a outflow of $194.7M from investing activities for 2016. View details of Morningstar cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Morningstar Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow70.7M64.4M54.88M45.69M43.09M42.91M39.66M31.96M25.99M21.25M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities5.2M26.4M-11.37M15.61M-19.05M22.42M-3.53M-14.39M36.88M39.85M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----5.18M-----
Other Adjustments Net-23.2M15.3M10.45M1.94M19.17M1.32M0.83M-3.71M-2.96M-22.66M
Morningstar Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-62.8M-57.3M-58.32M-33.58M-30.03M-23.32M-14.77M-12.37M-48.51M-11.34M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-191.6M-11.1M-64.44M-10.12M5.73M0.3M-102.32M-74.17M-105.41M-60.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-19.9M-10.9M91.19M28.44M104.52M-85.32M28.64M-83.91M-24.94M-30.98M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities0.1M-0.2M0.35M0.4M-0.02M-2.42M0.5M-4.2M-0.25M-
Morningstar Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-48.4M-93.1M-70.12M-148.98M-247M-31.97M5.43M16.43M23.42M22.03M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities190M---------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings25M5M30M-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-37.9M-33.7M-30.49M-17.42M-25.48M-10.04M----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5M-3.1M-1.05M0.03M7.31M9.41M7.09M13.95M24.2M30.42M
Morningstar Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-11.2M-12.6M-12.33M-1.15M2.44M-1.35M1.68M4.7M-6.63M1.44M
Morningstar Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year207.1M185.2M168.16M163.88M200.43M180.17M130.49M173.89M159.57M96.14M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End259.1M207.1M185.15M168.16M163.88M200.43M180.17M130.49M173.89M159.57M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Morningstar stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Morningstar stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Morningstar cash grew YoY to $161M, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Morningstar stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Morningstar reported a positive operating cash flow of $213.7M for 2016 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-274.2M for MORN 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.
  • 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. Morningstar earned $248.6M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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