Seaboard Cash Flow - Annual (NYSEMKT:SEB)

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$3700 $53 (1.45%) SEB stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Seaboard from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. Financials statements like the Seaboard income statement and Seaboard balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Seaboard had cash and cash equivalents of $77M at beginning of the year and $116M at year end for 2017. Seaboard cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Seaboard had an inflow of $245M from operating activities, $58M inflow due to financing activities, and $-266M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow118M102M91M92.38M93.07M90.21M81.22M86.8M91.84M90.38M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-118M33M154M-36.14M-216.34M-42.81M-168.76M-21.34M106.32M-135.45M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-1M-22M-1M-48.13M41.5M-68.28M-36.01M-8.65M-43.32M8.09M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-168M-111M-91M-105.4M-135.11M-142.84M-119.26M-95.68M-51.02M-130.22M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-54M-219M----3.18M--5.57M15M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-201M-49M-912M-162.13M-24.55M-15.99M-16.58M-139.44M-54.52M-20.61M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities157M5M-1M3.03M81.65M-79.24M-47.4M-92.33M--0.44M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----53.78M-23.57M-26.83M-9.97M-29.99M-3.37M-5.01M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities21M-2M522M-91.4M-53.75M-11.26M63.49M14.17M-46.91M-11.67M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings45M-25M83M16.91M41.09M12.59M-62.51M-2.53M-95.07M79.35M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-7M----0.22M-14.41M-0.14M-10.99M-3.82M-3.83M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1M---0.91M-1.19M-2.55M---0.29M-1.08M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash2M1M-3M--1.92M-1.82M2.32M1.47M-5.12M-3.15M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year77M50M36M55.05M47.65M71.51M41.12M61.85M60.59M47.34M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End116M77M50M36.45M55.05M47.65M71.51M41.12M61.85M60.59M
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 Seaboard stock price history and Seaboard stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Seaboard saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $39M in 2017. Apart from the Seaboard 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 positive value of $245M for SEB.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-266M for SEB 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 Seaboard and its owners and creditors and was $58M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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