National General Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:NGHC)

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$27.75 $0.13 (0.47%) NGHC stock closing price Jun 20, 2018 (Closing)

The National General cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 General profits one has to check the income statement and for National General debt one has to check the balance sheet. National General had cash and cash equivalents of $285.9M at beginning of the year and $357.48M at year end for 2017. National General cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for National General is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow98.2M96.2M51.95M50.27M25.4M29.44M22.28M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities80.91M33.61M75.61M197M-81.91M-55.98M-76.6M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-------
Other Adjustments Net35.97M-7.28M32.21M31.77M24.62M--6.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-95.66M-34.64M-22.66M-14.26M-10.87M-18.59M-8.59M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-19.37M-269.96M162.56M-36.2M-18.55M4.4M-5.84M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-56.42M-151.71M-860.54M-481.02M-123.88M44.94M-40.43M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--5.72M--125M---
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.25M203.6M372.78M231.79M213.27M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-32.83M31.85M194.76M165.57M11.02M-17.14M-4.79M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-48.55M-34.35M-18.65M-4.86M-13.79M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.77M-45.65M5.68M-62.82M-33.81M7.6M80.19M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash7.65M-5.18M-0.34M1.78M---
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year285.9M282.27M132.61M73.82M39.93M11.69M8.27M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End357.48M285.9M282.27M132.61M73.82M39.93M11.69M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While National General stock price history provides the price history of a stock, National General 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:

  • National General has cash of $357.48M 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 National General stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. National General gained $317.3M 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 $-171.47M for NGHC 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-81.9M for National General. 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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