Performant Financial Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:PFMT)

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$3.23 $0.01 (0.31%) PFMT stock closing price Mar 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Performant Financial cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the Performant 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 Performant 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Performant Financial stock analysis. Performant Financial had a negative net income cash flow of $-11.45M for the latest 2016. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for Performant Financial is $ 2016, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2016201520142013201220112010
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow28.81M13.36M12.45M10.65M9.5M7.76M7.21M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.87M2.8M11.67M3.16M3.82M-1.52M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-------
Other Adjustments Net-0.45M2.72M3.21M2.53M1.38M5.02M2.55M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-7.86M-6.62M-10.14M-12.5M-11.35M-6.11M-4.92M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-----0.83M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---1.76M-48.71M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-39.63M-18.66M-22.5M-15.46M45.95M-13.94M-9.96M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-----1.76M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-8.84M-0.06M2.56M9.06M-2.45M--1.17M
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 Year71.18M80.29M81.9M37.84M20M11.07M8.92M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End32.98M71.18M80.29M81.9M37.84M20M11.07M
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 Performant Financial stock price history and Performant Financial stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Performant Financial has cash of $32.98M 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 Performant Financial stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Performant Financial gained $17.78M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-7.86M for PFMT 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Performant Financial spent $-48.13M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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