Sparton Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:SPA)

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$12.65 $0.06 (0.47%) SPA stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of SPA requires an investor to check the cash flows for Sparton. While its important to look at the Sparton debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Sparton revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Sparton stock analysis shows negative net income cash flow of $-11.27M till 2018 Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. The cash from operating activities for Sparton is $ 2018 Q3, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jul - Jun2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow10.85M7.4M3.67M14.89M11.35M7.64M3.84M80.14M12.02M8.1M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-28.32M-6.76M-24.27M13.17M3.67M6.51M-1.06M26.04M7.07M3.12M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net10.38M10.37M-2.08M-1.3M--19.78M-1.58M-0.78M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.75M-3.08M-0.45M-6.87M-4.81M-2.57M-1.11M-5.87M-5M-3.26M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--------0.14M-0.14M-0.14M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities22.09M4.26M23.03M-22.97M-9.77M-11.62M-1.49M-57.4M-31.15M-20.7M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.18M-0.18M-0.01M-0.76M-0.01M-0.01M-0.01M-0.53M--
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 Year-14.91M8.02M6.08M46.95M24.55M30.58M36.26M2.92M3.98M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End-1.1M--1.03M----4.83M
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 Sparton stock price history and Sparton stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Sparton has cash of $- 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 Sparton stock price.
  • Sparton decreased its cash from operating activities to $-18.35M till 2018 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-3.75M for SPA 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 $21.91M for Sparton.

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