Ryland Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:RYL)

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$40.83 $0.27 (0.67%) RYL stock closing price Sep 30, 2015 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Ryland from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Ryland 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 Ryland 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. Ryland had cash and cash equivalents of $243.61M at beginning of quarter and $279.98M at quarter end for 2015-Q2. Ryland cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Ryland has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-241.21M. View details of Ryland cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2015 Q22015 Q12014 Q4
Ryland Net Income Cash Flow
69.05M26.45M175.79M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow10.49M4.8M22.91M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-213.31M-63.53M-306.72M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net9.35M4.92M12.69M
Ryland Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
-124.4M-27.34M-95.31M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-14.39M-7.56M-23.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments0.61M0.13M300.71M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---
Ryland Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-13.77M-7.43M277.61M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares14.54M12.97M-1.76M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-126.48M-126.48M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-6.78M-48.68M61.38M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.86M-1.45M-5.62M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities18.54M7.67M56.92M
Ryland Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-103.03M-155.98M110.91M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---0.02M
Ryland Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-241.21M-190.75M293.18M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year243.61M215.03M461.38M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End279.98M330.43M521.19M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Ryland stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Ryland stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Ryland saw a decrease in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-190.75M in 2015-Q1 to $-241.21M in 2015-Q2. Apart from the Ryland 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a negative value of $-124.4M for RYL.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-13.77M for RYL 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 Ryland and its owners and creditors and was $-103.03M for 2015-Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.
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