SGS SA Cash Flow - Quarterly (OTCMKTS:SGSOY)

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$25.63 $0.09 (0.35%) SGSOY stock closing price May 24, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like SGS SA needs to disclose. 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 SGS SA profits one has to check the income statement and for SGS SA debt one has to check the balance sheet. SGS SA had cash and cash equivalents of $1.51B at beginning of the quarter and $1.41B at quarter end of 2017 Q4. SGS SA cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. SGS SA had an inflow of $1B from operating activities, $-242.89M spend due to financing activities, and $-316.06M outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q22016 Q42016 Q22015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
674.82M297.54M594.96M285.47M607.82M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow314.03M-309.66M-307.03M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.01M-120.84M76.14M-88.63M166.52M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----
Other Adjustments Net15.24M157.4M48.73M180.35M-83.26M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
1B334.09M1.03B377.19M998.12M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-285.58M-120.84M-280.22M-127.79M-297.66M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-35.57M-12.18M-174.63M-102.02M-108.24M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments2.03M5.07M239.61M244.25M-258.11M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities3.04M-11.16M-13.53M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-316.06M-127.95M-204.07M14.42M-650.5M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares13.21M5.07M-163.46M-69.05M-152.99M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities380.09M380.81M-498.51M-571.39M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-3.04M4.06M-3.04M1.03M-15.61M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-577.25M-544.3M-564.5M-540.03M-578.68M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-55.89M-45.69M-62.94M-42.25M-42.67M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-242.89M-200.05M-1.29B-650.3M-218.56M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-29.47M-29.44M-55.84M-22.67M26.02M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
414.65M-23.35M-522.87M-281.35M155.07M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.51B1.05B1.28B--
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.41B-989.91M-1.55B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While SGS SA stock price history provides the price history of a stock, SGS SA 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:

  • SGS SA has cash of $1.41B 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 SGS SA stock price.
  • 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 $1B for SGSOY.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-316.06M for SGSOY 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 $-242.89M for SGS SA.

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