RLI Corp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:RLI)

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$64.37 $0.11 (0.17%) RLI stock closing price Mar 20, 2018 (Closing)

The RLI Corp cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the RLI Corp 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 RLI Corp 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. 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 RLI Corp stock analysis. RLI Corp generated $145.93M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q3. RLI Corp had an inflow of $145.93M from operating activities, $-22.99M spend due to financing activities, and $-114.32M outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow---6.43M---5.4M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities---79.44M---49.75M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net----26.32M----40.11M-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-7.26M-5.37M-3.29M-14.46M-11.85M-8.57M-4.08M-9.95M-6.4M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--0.09M--0.85M-0.85M-0.85M-0.85M7.5M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-107.47M-51.77M9.2M-30.58M-89.72M-30.35M-8.4M-53.63M-100.45M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----7.72M----4.5M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares4.29M3.79M1.49M-0.74M-0.35M-1.48M-3.36M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-27.28M-18.03M-8.79M-122.48M-25.81M-17.03M-8.28M-119.57M-24.22M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---9.57M8.48M4.99M2.37M11.41M7.24M
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 Year11.08M30.62M39.46M44.31M81.18M----
Cash & Equivalents at Year End26.87M21.35M28.14M18.26M13.97M29.63M14.56M11.08M28.18M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While RLI Corp stock price history provides the price history of a stock, RLI Corp 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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that RLI Corp is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - RLI Corp stock price movement.
  • RLI Corp increased its cash from operating activities to $145.93M till 2017 Q3. 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-114.32M for RLI 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-22.99M for RLI Corp. 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.

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