Pearson Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:PSO)

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$11.63 $0.07 (0.61%) PSO stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of PSO requires an investor to check the cash flows for Pearson. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Pearson profits and Pearson debt. Pearson had cash and cash equivalents of $857.43M at beginning of the quarter and $408.3M at quarter end of 2018 Q2. Pearson cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Pearson is $ 2018 Q2, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22017 Q42017 Q22016 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
257.23M525.83M-20.46M-3.16B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow167.4M403.39M198.22M3.95B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-387.89M-103.1M-457.84M159.92M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net-272.2M-442.05M-103.59M-386.26M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
-235.45M384.06M-383.67M555.67M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-43.55M-105.68M-37.08M-113.84M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires132.02M540M-23.02M-88.09M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.08M-3.86M-3.83M116.55M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities76.22M408.54M-21.74M29.81M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
160.6M839M-85.68M-55.56M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-204.15M-185.58M5.11M-27.1M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-38.11M-1.67B-395.18M-332.04M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-126.57M-409.83M-354.25M-574.64M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.36M-6.44M-3.83M-10.84M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-370.19M-2.27B-748.15M-944.64M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-17.69M20.62M-16.62M109.77M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-449.13M-1.02B-1.23B-334.75M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year857.43M2.26B1.22B2.05B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End408.3M811.94M587.01M1.93B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Pearson stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Pearson 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:

  • Pearson saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-449.13M till 2018 Q2. Apart from the Pearson stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Pearson decreased its cash from operating activities to $-235.45M till 2018 Q2. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from 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 $160.6M for PSO till last quarter 2018 Q2 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Pearson and its owners and creditors and was $-370.19M till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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