MTN Group Cash Flow - Quarterly (OTCMKTS:MTNOY)

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$4.97 $0.12 (2.47%) MTNOY stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

The MTN Group cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the MTN Group debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as MTN Group revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. 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 MTN Group stock analysis. MTN Group generated $1.78B cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q4. The cash from operating activities for MTN Group is $ 2017 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42016 Q42015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow---
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities---
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net1.78B-1.03B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.8B-2.04B-1.7B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-61.74M-149.97M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-218.67M-566.74M-999.02M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--180.38M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-387.56M1.53B676.26M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities17.16M79.11M-37.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-197.88M-547.16M325.75M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.33B4.31B-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.2B1.87B2.69B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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 MTN Group stock price history and MTN Group stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that MTN Group is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - MTN Group stock price movement.
  • MTN Group increased its cash from operating activities to $1.78B till 2017 Q4. 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-2.08B for MTNOY stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-370.4M for MTN Group. 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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