MSA Safety Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MSA)

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$100.19 $0.78 (0.78%) MSA stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The MSA Safety cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. Financials statements like the MSA Safety income statement and MSA Safety balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. 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 MSA Safety stock analysis. MSA Safety generated $230.33M cash from operating activities in 2017. MSA Safety saw a outflow of $-239.2M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow37.87M35.27M31.68M29.92M30.76M31.7M32.86M29.19M27.36M27.64M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities38.51M-19.15M-64.51M-10.87M-34.23M20.05M-27.06M-33.74M58.39M-50.14M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net126.98M24.91M20.14M-26.2M6.95M9.41M-2.9M-8.24M11.85M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-22.89M-7.3M-28.21M-30.19M-35.15M-12.01M-11.7M-19.32M-20.65M-42.28M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-216.3M-18.44M-180.27M---5.26M--262.25M-0.12M-2.08M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----0.5M------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.48M11.16M-7.46M1.27M-2.14M-----0.22M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities77.23M-60.9M218.93M-15.66M-11.66M-63M-35M285M-12M-10M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----0.79M--0.12M--6.16M-45.08M6.36M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-52.53M-49.07M-47.38M-45.58M-43.99M-50.99M-37.74M-35.92M-34.52M-33.65M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3.12M--2.65M-1.1M2.79M-3.46M-0.38M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash6.28M-3.46M-11.78M-8.48M-3.83M--2.09M1.14M2.96M-2.87M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year113.75M105.92M105.99M96.26M82.71M59.93M59.76M61.98M50.89M74.98M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End134.24M113.75M105.92M105.99M96.26M82.71M59.93M59.76M61.98M50.89M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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MSA Safety stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and MSA Safety 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: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that MSA Safety is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - MSA Safety stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $230.33M for MSA Safety in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-239.2M for MSA 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $23.06M for MSA Safety. 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.

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