MSA Safety Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:MSA)

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$80.41 $0.76 (0.94%) MSA stock closing price Mar 23, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like MSA Safety needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows MSA Safety profits, the balance sheet shows MSA Safety debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in MSA Safety stock analysis. MSA Safety had a positive net income cash flow of $59.53M till this quarter of 2017 Q3. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. MSA decrease in investments stood at a value of $-224.99M for the latest quarter 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow27.66M17.73M8.75M35.27M26.65M17.73M9.15M31.68M22.64M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities52.69M58.67M54.16M-19.15M-78.88M-57.85M-43.03M-64.51M-74.63M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net49.35M42.56M18.78M24.91M14.64M8.63M10.8M20.14M12.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-11M-5.45M-1.27M-7.3M1.78M6.37M9.88M-28.21M-17.17M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-213.99M---18.44M-18.26M---180.27M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.98M7.55M2.45M11.16M4.47M2.99M1.11M-7.46M-8.66M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities75.89M-124.8M-96.61M-60.9M16M-3.53M13.5M218.93M143M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-39.2M-25.82M-12.45M-49.07M-36.67M-24.28M-11.93M-47.38M-35.44M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.11M----0.13M---1.17M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash1.57M3.29M1.6M-3.46M1.4M2.83M3.84M-11.78M-9.5M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year105.92M105.99M96.26M82.71M59.93M59.76M61.98M50.89M74.98M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End112.18M115.36M104.42M113.75M106.03M103.14M111.9M105.92M189.34M
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 MSA Safety stock price history and MSA Safety stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • MSA Safety had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-1.57M 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 MSA Safety 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.
  • MSA Safety increased its cash from operating activities to $189.24M till 2017 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-224.99M 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 shows the flow of cash between MSA Safety and its owners and creditors and was $32.6M till 2017 Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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