Nicholas Financial Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:NICK)

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$10.65 $0.34 (3.09%) NICK stock closing price Aug 13, 2018 (Closing)

The Nicholas Financial cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the Nicholas Financial 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 Nicholas Financial 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 Nicholas Financial stock analysis. Nicholas Financial generated $23.68M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q4. The cash from operating activities for Nicholas Financial is $ 2018 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar2018 Q42018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow-12.68M-9.54M-6.54M-3.35M-14.37M-9.41M-6.54M-3.44M-13.35M-9.55M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.38M-1.33M-0.98M-0.19M-3.18M-0.36M2.6M-1.51M-1.45M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net39.83M31.17M18.98M9.24M35.93M23.61M15.19M7.04M26.56M18.74M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.06M-0.12M-0.12M-0.1M-0.71M-0.69M-0.58M-0.4M-0.85M-0.82M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities23.36M16.33M13.27M7.44M-27.98M-24.88M-9.45M-4.6M-35.8M-30.47M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-47.43M-34.66M-25.28M-8.98M2.35M3.52M-1.17M-1.43M11.02M13.52M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.24M-0.21M---0.01M----0.01M-0.01M
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 Year2.86M1.84M3.38M2.63M2.79M2.8M2.01M1.53M1.73M2.29M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.63M3.08M3.67M7.71M2.85M3.66M3.79M4.52M1.84M3M
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 Nicholas Financial stock price history and Nicholas Financial stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Nicholas Financial had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-0.23M in the latest quarter 2018 Q4. 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 Nicholas Financial 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.
  • Nicholas Financial increased its cash from operating activities to $23.68M till 2018 Q4. 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: Nicholas Financial generated $23.3M 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 $-47.21M for Nicholas Financial. 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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