Schnitzer Steel Industries Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:SCHN)

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$28.9 $0.85 (2.86%) SCHN stock closing price Aug 13, 2018 (Closing)

The Schnitzer Steel Industries cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 Schnitzer Steel Industries profits one has to check the income statement and for Schnitzer Steel Industries 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 Schnitzer Steel Industries stock analysis. Schnitzer Steel Industries generated $100.37M cash from operating activities in 2017. Schnitzer Steel Industries had an inflow of $100.37M from operating activities, $-74.67M spend due to financing activities, and $-45.39M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Sep - Aug2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow49.84M55.39M67.93M79.2M83.07M82.25M74.86M63.41M60.68M51.36M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-5.71M19.72M74.48M41.56M-50.95M119.4M-89.79M-74.94M182.12M-223.62M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net9.26M41.7M197.28M10.89M287.19M14.2M31.85M30.34M77M65.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-44.94M-34.57M-32.29M-39.14M-90.38M-78.56M-104.96M-64.32M-59.04M-84.26M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---0.15M-2.16M-25.36M-6.56M-293.88M-40.94M-93.05M-46.88M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--0.01M--3.76M--0.09M-1.58M-0.34M-1.87M3.09M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.85M4.1M4.27M3.84M-21.43M--41.31M3.49M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--3.47M-1.34M---32.58M-9.73M-16.21M-28.21M-44.33M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-48.53M-36.65M-90.56M-55.28M34.93M-68.67M302.85M-11.34M-50.82M34.65M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----8.5M8.5M----25M5M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-20.39M-20.44M-20.33M-20.12M-20.01M-11.45M-1.88M-1.41M-2.38M-1.43M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5.74M-4.33M-6.5M-4.49M-3.15M-7.33M-11.28M-6.73M-4.46M-5.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---0.61M---0.07M-1.39M-0.18M-0.22M-0.12M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year26.81M22.75M25.67M13.48M89.86M49.46M30.34M41.02M15.03M13.41M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.28M26.81M22.75M25.67M13.48M89.86M49.46M30.34M41.02M15.03M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Schnitzer Steel Industries stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Schnitzer Steel Industries stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Schnitzer Steel Industries has cash of $7.28M 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 Schnitzer Steel Industries stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Schnitzer Steel Industries reported a positive operating cash flow of $100.37M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-45.39M for SCHN stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-74.67M for Schnitzer Steel Industries. 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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