Provident Financial Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:PFS)

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$25.06 $0.03 (0.12%) PFS stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Provident Financial from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. Financials statements like the Provident Financial income statement and Provident Financial balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Provident Financial cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Provident Financial had cash and cash equivalents of $144.29M at the beginning of the year and $190.83M at year end for 2017. Provident Financial has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $46.53M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow17.93M21.49M20.8M18.92M19.12M24.07M22.07M21.76M169.2M14.77M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-49.77M2.23M-0.97M-13.01M-8.01M5.11M-12.26M-11.77M-46.86M-11.36M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net55.1M15.77M11.32M16.85M17.74M11.83M26.67M32.56M23M17.49M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment17.53M-4.98M-5.89M-14.53M-7.67M-7.02M3.43M-6.4M-7.62M-4.32M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------7.25M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5.85M-106.22M81M136.38M62.98M87.55M-6.77M-51.97M-408.94M15.8M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-318.01M-469.58M-483.79M-191.13M-294.12M-265.64M-268.83M-30.12M50.2M-296.05M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares3.84M5.06M2.62M-2.96M-4.3M-3.3M-0.95M-0.14M-0.11M-1.44M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-192.74M-130.2M145M305.3M221.91M-55.7M-43.78M-76.24M-98.34M61.55M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings322.51M35.31M52.77M-112.16M178.7M-61.21M-5.71M46.69M-150.1M111.02M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-59.98M-45.36M-41.28M-36.11M-32.32M-40.72M-26.8M-24.98M-24.86M-24.7M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities162.01M630.74M133.16M-178.63M-227.17M271.95M280.26M-20.59M671.48M3.51M
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 Year144.29M102.22M103.76M101.22M103.82M69.63M52.22M123.74M68.54M140.62M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End190.83M144.29M102.22M103.76M101.22M103.82M69.63M52.22M123.74M68.54M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Provident Financial stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Provident Financial stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Provident Financial had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $46.53M for the latest year 2017. 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 Provident 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $117.22M for Provident Financial in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-306.33M for PFS 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 Provident Financial and its owners and creditors and was $235.65M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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