National Research Corp Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:NRCIA)

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$30.15 $0.1 (0.33%) NRCIA stock closing price Aug 18, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of NRCIA requires an investor to check the cash flows for National Research Corp. While its important to look at the National Research Corp 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 National Research Corp 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. National Research Corp had cash and cash equivalents of $42.14M at beginning of year and $33.02M at year end for 2016. National Research Corp cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. National Research Corp had an inflow of $4.96M from operating activities, $15.64M spend due to financing activities, and $2.43M spend due to investing activities for 2016. View details of National Research Corp cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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National Research Corp Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.22M4.1M3.8M3.73M4.69M5.06M4.7M3.83M2.68M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-0.49M0.47M3.11M-0.97M-1.2M-0.27M-0.02M-1M3.44M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net2.59M-0.3M1.12M1.07M0.57M2.12M1.42M2.35M1.6M
National Research Corp Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.97M-2.93M-2.49M-2.18M-2.34M-2.81M-1.53M-2.9M-2.81M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires0.22M1.61M-2.57M---4.11M-15.44M-0.09M-12.55M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--------0.09M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---0.65M------
National Research Corp Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares0.34M-1.76M0.06M0.78M0.75M0.42M-0.18M-0.06M-8.27M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-2.29M-2.5M-2.41M-2.22M-2.15M-1.8M8.45M-5.23M9.61M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-30.55M-12.84M--2.14M-17.36M-5.91M-5.06M-4.26M-3.77M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.24M0.62M0.75M2.07M0.4M0.04M0.01M0.67M
National Research Corp Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash0.28M-1.58M-0.79M-0.49M0.1M-0.1M0.13M0.28M-0.4M
National Research Corp Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year42.14M40.04M22.09M8.28M8.08M3.51M2.51M1.1M3.35M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End33.02M42.14M40.04M22.09M8.28M8.08M3.51M2.51M1.1M
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 National Research Corp stock price history and National Research Corp stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • National Research Corp had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-9.12M for the latest year 2016. 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 National Research Corp 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $26.84M for NRCIA.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-3.75M for NRCIA stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-32.5M for National Research Corp. 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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