MSC Industrial Direct Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MSM)

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$86.22 $1.53 (1.81%) MSM stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The MSC Industrial Direct cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. Financials statements like the MSC Industrial Direct income statement and MSC Industrial Direct balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in MSC Industrial Direct stock analysis. MSC Industrial Direct had a positive net income cash flow of $231.43M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. MSC Industrial Direct had an inflow of $246.84M from operating activities, $-194.74M spend due to financing activities, and $-88.89M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Sep - Aug2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow62.98M71.93M69.72M64.94M49.47M34.72M29.15M26.04M26.95M27.34M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-82.79M62.75M-84.63M-58.63M16.78M-77.29M-63.51M-43.68M115.61M-17.96M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net35.22M35.2M33.39M30.02M21.17M17.82M25.53M17.11M17.75M12.92M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-46.54M-87.93M-51.4M-70.61M-89.25M-47.69M-25.47M-30.3M-22.29M-19.12M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-42.34M--1.43M-548.76M-33.45M-28.94M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----25.02M------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-18.05M-372.3M-18.01M-166.91M21.67M-22.28M-28.61M-22.84M7.56M-174.18M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.43M174.36M-1.76M-77.99M-119.88M-0.19M-39.36M-154.1M-39.72M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-72.5M4M93M135M370M----57.52M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-102.21M-105.77M-284.23M-82.6M-75.86M-63.02M-119.25M-51.72M-49.87M-47.6M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.54M1.35M3.95M5.48M4.12M4.88M6.41M4.77M1.78M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.01M-0.18M-0.22M--0.05M-0.03M--0.03M-0.16M-0.11M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year52.89M38.26M47.15M55.87M168.45M95.95M121.19M225.57M42.84M7.79M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End16.08M52.89M38.26M47.15M55.87M168.45M95.95M121.19M225.57M42.84M
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 MSC Industrial Direct stock price history and MSC Industrial Direct stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • MSC Industrial Direct had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-36.8M for the latest year 2017. 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 MSC Industrial Direct 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. MSC Industrial Direct gained $246.84M 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 $-88.89M for MSM in last 2017 report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-194.74M for MSC Industrial Direct.

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