Psychemedics Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:PMD)

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$19.31 $0.14 (0.73%) PMD stock closing price Sep 21, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of PMD requires an investor to check the cash flows for Psychemedics. While its important to look at the Psychemedics 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 Psychemedics 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Psychemedics cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Psychemedics compared to various industry peers like CATS stock and QHC stock. Psychemedics has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $4.22M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.8M2.29M1.73M1.05M------
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.08M-0.54M--1.8M--1.37M-0.74M-0.21M--0.06M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-0.86M--2M------
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.19M-2.01M-1.75M-7.56M-1.53M-2.21M-1.35M-0.81M-0.03M-0.34M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-0.04M-0.08M-0.04M-0.24M-0.22M-0.12M1.88M-1.04M-1.02M3.85M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.16M-0.14M-0.1M----0.02M-0.01M-0.07M-0.81M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--2.51M-0.35M6.24M------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.28M-3.26M-3.24M-3.21M-3.17M-3.15M-2.51M-2.5M-3.01M-6.05M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----0.04M-0.11M-0.09M-0.08M-0.04M-0.03M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.21M---------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.93M2.68M3.61M3.97M3.06M5.56M3.72M4.84M6.63M6.09M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End8.16M3.93M2.68M3.61M3.97M3.06M5.56M3.72M4.84M6.63M
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 Psychemedics stock price history and Psychemedics stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Psychemedics had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $4.22M 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 Psychemedics 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: Psychemedics reported a positive operating cash flow of $9.14M for 2017 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.24M for PMD 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 shows the flow of cash between Psychemedics and its owners and creditors and was $-3.45M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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