Polypore International Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:PPO)

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$60.48 $0.01 (0.02%) PPO stock closing price Aug 25, 2015 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Polypore International from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Polypore International profits one has to check the income statement and for Polypore International debt one has to check the balance sheet. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Polypore International stock analysis. Polypore International generated $112.12M cash from operating activities in 2014. Polypore International had an inflow of $112.12M from operating activities, $-194.37M spend due to financing activities, and $-30.82M outflow due to investing activities for 2014.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow57M58.77M58.13M53.79M50.52M185.43M57.63M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-10.4M33.34M-54.24M-36.31M15.42M-27.75M-1.35M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--35.85M-----
Other Adjustments Net29.39M16.58M29.94M22.11M-2.31M12.77M53.59M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-30.82M-28.23M-137.11M-156.33M-68.78M-16.26M-48.01M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-116.61M----3.6M-81.79M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-----21.51M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-16.76M-78.34M1.33M6.65M6.86M-86.38M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-179.29M-15M3.03M-4.51M-67.56M-7.04M-20.67M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--35M-15M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities1.67M3.12M-6.13M15.44M-0.6M--
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-5.89M-1.38M-3.46M-0.61M5.53M-2.5M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year163.42M44.87M92.57M89.95M114.97M83.02M54.93M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End44.45M163.42M44.87M92.57M89.95M114.97M83.02M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Polypore International stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Polypore International stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Polypore International had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-118.96M for the latest year 2014. 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 Polypore International 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 $112.12M for Polypore International in the latest 2014. 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-30.82M for PPO 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-194.37M for Polypore International.