State Auto Financial Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:STFC)

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$30.23 $0.18 (0.6%) STFC stock closing price Mar 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of STFC requires an investor to check the cash flows for State Auto Financial. 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 State Auto Financial profits one has to check the income statement and for State Auto Financial debt one has to check the balance sheet. State Auto Financial saw a cash impact of $2M from the issuance of STFC shares. The cash flow statement helps in the State Auto Financial stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. State Auto Financial has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-7M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow14.6M15.7M11.7M13.5M7.1M5.3M8.8M11.8M10.6M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities139.7M45.49M-19.1M22.1M63.6M159.1M99.7M77.7M62.39M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-61.8M37.4M-24.4M-24.3M-367M25.4M-1.59M10.8M141.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment--0.1M--1.5M--0.1M-0.1M-0.5M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-126.9M-161.4M-55.3M-18.4M8.19M213.4M-84.7M-68.3M-27.39M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.7M-6.2M-1.2M-4.8M-0.4M32.8M-27.8M-81.8M-23.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2M5.9M3.4M3.9M1.6M2.6M3.2M3.3M-28.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities21.5M---15M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----0.5M-----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-16.6M-16.5M-16.5M-16.1M-22.3M-24.1M-24M-23.8M-23.9M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----0.1M-----
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 Year58.1M86.3M80.3M59M356M88.3M90.3M150.5M70.9M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End51.1M58.1M86.3M80.3M59M356M88.3M90.3M150.5M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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State Auto Financial stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and State Auto Financial stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • State Auto Financial saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-7M in 2016. Apart from the State Auto Financial 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: State Auto Financial reported a positive operating cash flow of $113.5M for 2016 and has seen a decrease 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 $-127.6M for STFC 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 $7.1M for State Auto Financial. 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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