Sonic Automotive Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SAH)

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$20.85 $0.4 (1.96%) SAH stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of SAH requires an investor to check the cash flows for Sonic Automotive. 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 Sonic Automotive profits one has to check the income statement and for Sonic Automotive debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Sonic Automotive cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Sonic Automotive compared to various industry peers like ABG stock and GPI stock. The cash from operating activities for Sonic Automotive is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow92.12M81.12M72.13M61.62M58.28M58.35M55.62M48.12M64.44M45.83M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-22.16M7.21M-132.89M-28.13M-83.72M-251.07M-15.52M128.28M274.78M28.28M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-0.06M34.83M43.94M29.95M70.26M36.25M37.27M-11.3M32.8M732.44M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-233.64M-204.91M-171.85M-132.31M-156.84M-94.62M-157.75M-83.98M-37.25M-130.79M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-38.46M-15.86M7.97M23.95M-88.18M72.22M-24.72M27.27M14.85M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-37.34M-99.94M-30.82M-49.77M-14.89M-80.59M-10.34M-101.2M-23.49M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities54.73M72.44M49.65M24.97M100.69M48.25M-18.84M-25.77M-70.96M28.36M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings108.74M45.78M78.45M-19.54M40.46M130.88M16.16M-168.68M-365.66M-3.32M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-8.85M-8.7M-5.07M-5.26M-3.99M-6.74M-5.28M--4.86M-19.1M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-4.81M-5.69M1.39M-1.92M-4.53M-1.26M1.77M-10.73M-30.54M2.72M
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 Year3.1M3.62M4.18M3.01M3.37M1.91M21.84M30.03M6.97M16.51M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.35M3.1M3.62M4.18M3.01M3.37M1.91M21.84M30.03M6.97M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Sonic Automotive stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Sonic Automotive 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:

  • Sonic Automotive has cash of $6.35M 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 Sonic Automotive stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Sonic Automotive gained $162.88M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-272.1M for SAH 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 $112.47M for Sonic Automotive.

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