Sinclair Broadcast Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:SBGI)

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$32.6 $0.4 (1.21%) SBGI stock closing price Jun 15, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of SBGI requires an investor to check the cash flows for Sinclair Broadcast. 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 Sinclair Broadcast profits one has to check the income statement and for Sinclair Broadcast debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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 Sinclair Broadcast stock analysis. Sinclair Broadcast generated $431.1M cash from operating activities in 2017. SBGI decrease in investments stood at a value of $-198.02M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow391.44M410.2M389.5M335.41M222.29M152.95M106.8M121.22M120.48M155.72M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-59.83M6.21M-57.07M15.09M-99.18M-13.69M-14.22M--1.21M24.93M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-494.61M-75.41M-107.83M-135.17M-38.35M-46.74M-20.24M-42.24M124.2M271.96M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment108.82M-78.06M-84.78M-1.39B1.69M-43.97M-35.76M-11.58M-7.56M-24.97M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-271.27M-425.85M--------53.48M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-47.89M-84.66M-62.15M-35.8M-1.05B-1.16B-24.61M-16.43M-21.39M-63.86M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities12.31M-17.41M-4.37M28.27M-5.96M58.44M-51.87M59.95M-64.88M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares457.59M-136.28M-28.82M-133.15M483.82M-3.6M--1.45M-29.83M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-169.7M353.69M-12.26M917.95M758.03M1.07B1.28M-143.49M49.3M19.04M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----1.95M-2.88M-3.21M-3.12M-2.86M-3.32M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-71.36M-65.9M-62.73M-61.1M-56.76M-123.85M-38.35M-34.22M-16.03M-66.68M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-28.26M-27.25M-13.27M-19.21M-35.22M-19.84M-8.59M-7.3M-33.78M7.47M
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 Year259.98M149.97M17.68M280.1M22.86M12.96M21.97M23.22M16.47M20.98M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End681.32M259.98M149.97M17.68M280.1M22.86M12.96M21.97M23.22M16.47M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Sinclair Broadcast stock price history and Sinclair Broadcast stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Sinclair Broadcast is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Sinclair Broadcast stock price movement.
  • 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 positive value of $431.1M for SBGI.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-198.02M for SBGI 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Sinclair Broadcast earned $188.26M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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