OneBeacon Insurance Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:OB)

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For analyzing any company like OneBeacon Insurance from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the OneBeacon Insurance 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 OneBeacon Insurance 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in OneBeacon Insurance stock analysis. OneBeacon Insurance had a positive net income cash flow of $108.6M for the latest 2016. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. OneBeacon Insurance saw a inflow of $19.5M from investing activities for 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow---------
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-38.5M121.2M158.5M118M82.6M-223.6M-81.6M-13.59M-131.6M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--0.3M-33.9M-76.7M-81.1M25.9M---
Other Adjustments Net-22.8M33M-61.7M-59.6M-37.4M23.1M-15.9M-165.1M557.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.7M45.3M-2.2M-10.3M-1.8M-3.7M-6.8M-2M-0.8M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---31.3M15M-166.6M--7.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-17.49M-152.4M26.6M42.09M101.7M421M334.5M-56.59M576.7M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities39.7M12.5M-65.1M18.3M-41.3M9.49M86.7M71.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-11.5M-3.7M-1.8M----10.5M--368.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.7M-5.4M-5.3M-5.7M-8.89M-138.5M-211.3M-106M-24.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-79.2M-80M-80M-80.2M-80.1M-174.8M-315.6M-79.9M-287.3M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----14M---15.8M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---50.8M-2M-5.5M---
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year95.2M87M168.1M43.9M54.9M33.6M44.8M53M49.4M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End69.6M95.2M87M168.1M43.9M54.9M33.6M44.8M53M
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 OneBeacon Insurance stock price history and OneBeacon Insurance stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • OneBeacon Insurance had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-25.6M 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 OneBeacon Insurance 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: OneBeacon Insurance reported a positive operating cash flow of $47.3M for 2016 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 Flow from investment activities: OneBeacon Insurance generated $19.5M 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 $-92.4M for OneBeacon Insurance. 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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