National Interstate Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:NATL)

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

For analyzing any company like National Interstate from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For National Interstate profits one has to check the income statement and for National Interstate debt one has to check the balance sheet. National Interstate stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $25.66M till 2016 Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. The cash from operating activities for National Interstate is $ 2016 Q3, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.41M3.03M1.73M8.18M6.23M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-4.47M-12.73M-2.81M-28.38M2.5M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----
Other Adjustments Net43.91M37.79M19.46M133.33M95.59M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.92M-1.63M-0.59M-3.63M-3.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-49.95M-35.71M-43.1M-103.52M-85.92M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-----
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---1.94M1.74M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities6M----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-8.39M-5.59M-2.79M-10.36M-7.76M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.3M-0.3M-0.3M-0.04M-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 Year23.67M27.05M18.58M77.15M43.06M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End85.99M72.76M50.4M71.94M81.7M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. National Interstate gained $69.51M 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 $-52.87M for NATL till last quarter 2016 Q3 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-2.58M for National Interstate. 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.