Post Properties Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:PPS)

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$65.02 $1.51 (2.27%) PPS stock closing price Nov 30, 2016 (Closing)

The Post Properties cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the Post Properties 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 Post Properties 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. Post Properties saw a cash impact of $-32.88M from the buyback of PPS shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Post Properties stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Post Properties had an inflow of $173.2M from operating activities, $-134.83M spend due to financing activities, and $-150.27M outflow due to investing activities for 2015.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
80.79M238.18M110.92M84.29M25.59M-6.99M-11.48M-8.65M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow89.2M87.04M88.7M82.84M78.06M77.48M77.52M69.11M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.27M5.13M---2.84M-6M-7.18M-0.95M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------0.11M
Other Adjustments Net4.48M-167.01M-49.33M-33.08M1.57M12.62M10.42M21.76M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
173.2M163.33M150.37M134.18M102.38M77.11M69.26M81.16M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment--------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-111.76M-72.28M-171.82M-207.34M-124.88M-62.12M-124.1M-154.01M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-33.66M297.61M79.09M59.07M32.35M47.08M119.46M214.45M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-4.84M-3.92M-3M3.25M-2.4M-7.28M-20.23M-38.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-150.27M221.4M-95.73M-145.01M-94.94M-22.32M-24.87M21.72M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-32.88M3.82M-19.94M50.12M102.55M4.21M68.22M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-2.92M-206.27M-3.73M132.02M-62.8M-1.15M-122.26M53.77M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-95.36M-84.86M-66.85M-54.28M-45.68M-46.54M-44.07M-87.52M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-3.66M-39.02M-0.69M-11.42M-10.51M-2.56M-8.4M-5.74M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-134.83M-326.33M-91.22M116.44M-16.44M-46.04M-106.51M-38.97M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash--------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-111.9M58.4M-36.58M105.61M-9M8.74M-62.12M63.91M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year140.51M82.11M118.69M13.08M22.08M13.34M75.47M11.55M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End28.61M140.51M82.11M118.69M13.08M22.08M13.34M75.47M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Post Properties stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Post Properties stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Post Properties has cash of $28.61M 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 Post Properties stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Post Properties reported a positive operating cash flow of $173.2M for 2015 and has seen an increase 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: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-150.27M for PPS in last 2015 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-134.83M for Post Properties. 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.