Nordson Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:NDSN)

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$145.41 $0.47 (0.32%) NDSN stock closing price Sep 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Nordson from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Nordson 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 Nordson 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 Nordson stock analysis. Nordson generated $342.93M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q3. Nordson saw a outflow of $-91.04M from investing activities till 2018 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Nov - Oct2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow81.04M53.71M26.28M90.85M65.36M39.41M18.49M70.3M52.82M35.16M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities--3.99M16.33M-50.38M-76.3M-21.28M6.95M-26.52M-64.48M-27.83M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-29.27M-33.2M-37.89M13.4M11.16M6.72M2.56M15.53M10.41M7.79M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-45.67M-32.81M-16.61M-67.55M-45.41M-23.43M-6.57M-59.55M-44.4M-24.65M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-45.36M-44.17M-43.28M-805.94M-805.94M-805.21M-14M-42.65M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----4.47M-4.47M-5.09M-2.59M---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares12.29M10.59M5.31M10.87M10.09M8.94M5.16M-21.94M-25.55M-30.51M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-33.63M-47.99M-599.06M710.25M730.13M-30.05M-136.67M-83.51M-55.27M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-0.01M-0.01M-0.01M-2.13M-1.16M-1.97M1.39M6.08M6.2M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-52.11M-34.69M-17.32M-63.84M-46.54M-30.99M-15.47M-56.43M-41M-27.31M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---3.86M5.6M4.9M3.14M3.37M2.79M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-2.01M2.35M4.88M3.6M4.87M1.69M--1.7M-1.35M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year90.38M67.23M50.26M42.31M42.37M41.23M37.4M42.32M18.78M11.75M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End266.8M155.94M132.84M90.38M110.7M88.4M87.65M67.23M60.29M47.91M
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 Nordson stock price history and Nordson stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Nordson had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $176.42M in the latest quarter 2018 Q3. 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 Nordson 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.
  • Nordson increased its cash from operating activities to $342.93M till 2018 Q3. 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Nordson used $-91.04M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-73.46M for Nordson. 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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