NetScout Systems Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:NTCT)

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$25.6 $0.25 (0.99%) NTCT stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of NTCT requires an investor to check the cash flows for NetScout Systems. The profit-loss statement shows NetScout Systems profits, the balance sheet shows NetScout Systems debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. NetScout Systems saw a cash impact of $-501.32M from the buyback of NTCT shares. The cash flow statement helps in the NetScout Systems stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. NetScout Systems saw a inflow of $57.12M from investing activities for 2018.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow153.5M160.86M140.07M19.7M18.26M17.46M16.64M13.87M14.35M13.8M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities68.95M5.16M-9.23M6.1M25.63M23M4.37M7.36M-6.26M-3.11M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-79.81M28.49M-7.18M19.92M17.94M14.33M14.86M10.02M11.21M13.65M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-15.91M-29.69M-24.78M-12.8M-13.06M-11.94M-11.28M-8.83M-6.81M-4.96M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-8.33M-4.6M27.7M---51.27M-46.72M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments81.53M-18.39M18.45M-43.2M-62.42M41.47M67.21M-52.47M-53.85M-12.87M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.15M10.41M3.71M-0.17M-1.08M----0.4M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-501.32M-89.55M-311.84M-51.57M-33.51M-26.87M-20.12M-0.36M3.03M4.57M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities294.61M-294.62M---62M-7.41M-11.25M-13.14M-6.25M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-14.25M-1.04M1.92M2.81M1.54M-2.13M-8.23M5.05M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash6.38M-0.76M---0.25M--0.01M---
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year305.72M210.71M104.89M102.07M99.93M117.25M67.16M63.32M82.22M56.7M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End370.73M304.88M210.71M104.89M102.07M99.93M117.25M67.16M63.32M82.22M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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NetScout Systems stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and NetScout Systems stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • NetScout Systems has cash of $370.73M 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 NetScout Systems stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: NetScout Systems reported a positive operating cash flow of $222.45M for 2018 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $57.12M for NTCT 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 shows the flow of cash between NetScout Systems and its owners and creditors and was $-220.96M for 2018. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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