National Interstate Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:NATL)

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$32.51 $0.14 (0.43%) NATL stock closing price Nov 10, 2016 (Closing)

The financial analysis of NATL requires an investor to check the cash flows for National Interstate. Financials statements like the National Interstate income statement and National Interstate balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. National Interstate had cash and cash equivalents of $53.58M at beginning of the year and $71.94M at year end for 2015. National Interstate cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. NATL decrease in investments stood at a value of $-107.16M for the latest year 2015.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.18M9.69M9.96M12.12M13.51M9.2M4.55M3.14M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-28.38M-7.31M-0.41M33.32M18.27M25.36M-8.93M-31.83M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net133.33M73.03M23.28M-8.04M-29.92M5.72M9.28M119.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.63M-5.05M-3.69M-4.58M-3.54M-536.88M-3.13M-2.36M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------33.43M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-103.52M-56.43M-45.48M5.18M-46.94M499.68M-54.78M-60.95M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----14.25M---
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.94M2.41M1.12M3.02M---0.04M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----10M2M5M--0.46M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------46.51M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-10.36M-9.51M-8.67M-47.07M-7M-6.23M-5.44M-4.66M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.04M-------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year53.58M35.68M41.98M23.67M27.05M18.58M77.15M43.06M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End71.94M53.58M35.68M41.98M23.67M27.05M18.58M77.15M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While National Interstate stock price history provides the price history of a stock, National Interstate stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common 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 National Interstate is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - National Interstate stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $133.99M for NATL.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-107.16M for NATL 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. National Interstate spent $-8.47M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.