Morningstar Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:MORN)

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$96.55 $0.48 (0.5%) MORN stock closing price Feb 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Morningstar from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Morningstar profits one has to check the income statement and for Morningstar debt one has to check the balance sheet. Morningstar stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $98M till 2017 Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Morningstar had an inflow of $164.7M from operating activities, $-119.5M spend due to financing activities, and $-49.5M outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
98M64.1M18M161M90.7M60.5M28.7M132.8M95.5M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow64.8M43M21.5M70.7M52M33.9M16.6M64.4M47.8M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-3.3M-1.9M2.3M5.2M-2M-15.9M-34.7M26.4M35.9M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net5.2M-3M4.7M-23.2M2.5M4.3M-15.3M7.3M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
164.7M102.2M46.5M213.7M143.2M82.8M11.4M238.9M186.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-46.4M-33.3M-14.3M-62.8M-47.5M-29.4M-13.5M-57.3M-39.9M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires22.7M22.7M--191.6M-15.8M-15.8M-2.5M-11.1M-3.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-26.4M-4.3M-3.7M-19.9M-19.2M-18.8M-12.1M-10.9M-3.5M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--------0.2M-6.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-49.5M-14.5M-17.5M-274.2M-82.5M-63.9M-28.1M-79.5M-53.3M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-41.1M-28.4M-0.9M-48.4M-38.4M-38.4M-38.4M-93.1M-26.4M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-45M-20M-15M190M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---25M25M40M40M5M-30M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-29.6M-19.7M-9.9M-37.9M-28.5M-19M-9.5M-33.7M-25.3M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3.8M-3.7M-0.2M-5M-4.4M-4.4M--3.1M-2.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-119.5M-71.8M-26M123.7M-46.3M-21.8M-7.9M-124.9M-84.4M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash15.5M10.6M3.7M-11.2M-2.1M-1.8M2.7M-12.6M-10.3M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
11.2M26.5M6.7M52M12.3M-4.7M-21.9M21.9M38.5M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year207.1M185.2M168.16M163.88M200.43M180.17M130.49M173.89M159.57M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End270.3M285.6M265.8M259.1M219.4M202.4M185.2M207.1M223.7M
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 Morningstar stock price history and Morningstar stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Morningstar had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $11.2M in the latest quarter 2017 Q3. 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 Morningstar 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. Morningstar gained $164.7M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Morningstar used $-49.5M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-119.5M for Morningstar. 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.

Key Financial Ratios For Morningstar Cash Flow

FCF margin
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