Nature's Sunshine Products Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:NATR)

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$9 $0.15 (1.64%) NATR stock closing price Sep 18, 2018 (Closing)

The Nature's Sunshine Products cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. 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 Nature's Sunshine Products profits one has to check the income statement and for Nature's Sunshine Products debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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 Nature's Sunshine Products stock analysis. Nature's Sunshine Products generated $10.52M cash from operating activities in 2017. NATR decrease in investments stood at a value of $-3.2M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.63M4.8M4.52M4.41M4.46M4.08M4.37M5.62M5.65M6.69M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.28M-7.72M-7.91M-6.54M4.02M-9.59M-16.38M3.76M-5.08M-3.44M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net14.41M5.66M-0.1M6.51M3.28M6.78M-1.67M7.99M-5.76M-0.63M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.98M-11.02M-19.39M-26.2M-8.32M-6.6M-2.4M-2.59M-3.14M-7.42M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.77M---0.47M-0.24M3.61M--3.31M2.84M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--0.5M--------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.34M--2.78M38.11M1.78M2.4M----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities3.76M7.22M2.69M-12.26M6.64M-3.57M9.19M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.84M-7.5M-7.49M-35.22M-30.41M-2.34M---0.77M-3.1M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---4.3M------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash1.73M-0.73M-1.27M-0.98M-1.47M-0.25M-0.45M1.69M--1.35M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year32.28M41.42M58.69M77.24M79.24M58.96M47.6M35.53M34.85M45.29M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End42.91M32.28M41.42M58.69M77.24M79.24M58.96M47.6M35.53M34.85M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Nature's Sunshine Products stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Nature's Sunshine Products 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:

  • Nature's Sunshine Products has cash of $42.91M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Nature's Sunshine Products stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Nature's Sunshine Products gained $10.52M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-3.2M for NATR 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.
  • 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 $1.57M for Nature's Sunshine Products.

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