Spirent Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:SPMYY)

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$6.43 $0 (0%) SPMYY stock closing price Sep 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Spirent from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. Financials statements like the Spirent income statement and Spirent balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Spirent cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Spirent had cash and cash equivalents of $96.1M at the beginning of the year and $128.4M at year end for 2017. Spirent had an inflow of $69.3M from operating activities, $-24.6M spend due to financing activities, and $-15.6M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow18M80.5M28.8M19.7M16.5M15.2M13.2M13.5M-17.62M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities6.5M-14.5M1.4M-10.2M12.1M-5.8M-16.2M-9.7M--12.05M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-1.79M22.7M20.6M8.1M6.1M-33.1M-21.6M-16.6M95.83M-9.08M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-13.1M-16M-24.6M-31M-21.9M-14.3M-19.8M-17.5M-10.02M-12.79M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--0.1M-1.7M-85.9M--92M-14.5M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---5M-------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.5M-0.8M-0.6M--1.3M61.1M-2.4M1.3M2.66M9.83M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----16.4M-54.5M-29.4M-33M-15M2.66M-120.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----0.1M------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-24.6M-24.2M-23.5M-22.2M-22.2M-20.3M-17.5M-13.7M-12.05M-6.86M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--2.6M----0.3M----5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash3.2M-4.9M-2.9M-2.6M-2.2M1.1M-4.5M-3.44M10.75M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year96.1M102M99.8M216.2M248.6M236.5M223.9M173.9M93.49M146.54M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End128.4M96.1M102M99.8M216.2M248.6M236.5M223.9M169.12M110.74M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Spirent stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Spirent 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:

  • Spirent had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $32.3M for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Spirent stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • 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 $69.3M for SPMYY.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-15.6M for SPMYY 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 Spirent and its owners and creditors and was $-24.6M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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