Sterling Bancorp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:STL)

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$24.1 $0.15 (0.62%) STL stock closing price Feb 20, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Sterling Bancorp needs to disclose. While its important to look at the Sterling Bancorp 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 Sterling Bancorp 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. Sterling Bancorp saw a cash impact of $1.19M from the issuance of STL shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Sterling Bancorp stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Sterling Bancorp saw a outflow of $-2.42B from investing activities till 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow20.16M13.43M6.57M19.77M14.85M8.61M3.54M12.99M10.98M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities37.44M38.86M37.96M-13.61M-52.08M-25.74M5.54M7.25M-23.35M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net3.43M-8.13M-21.73M52.76M14.36M55.01M-35.43M5.39M7.21M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-5.69M-4.72M-2.26M-4.15M-2.22M-1.44M-0.99M-8.04M-6.04M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----346.69M-346.69M-346.69M-346.69M854.31M854.31M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.45B-453.4M-311.53M-527.1M-116.21M-287.35M-181.86M-267.79M-101.16M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-969.21M-703.58M-233.94M-1.33B-979.71M-408.61M-101.99M-1.22B-889.82M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.19M1.22M-94.58M3.44M1.26M-87.82M88.65M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.2B950M244M198.12M852.64M-89.27M143.06M275.27M82.58M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings200M-345.04M27.83M331.07M-928.39M-126.36M7M108.35M-276.18M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-28.34M-18.89M-9.43M-36.45M-27.29M-18.18M-9.07M-30.38M-21.31M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities980.75M437.31M183.04M1.49B1.62B1.21B749.8M211.93M437.42M
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 Year229.51M121.52M-113.09M437.98M281.51M-160.4M125.81M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End407.2M282.16M253.7M293.64M380.45M258.32M486.73M229.51M318.13M
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 Sterling Bancorp stock price history and Sterling Bancorp stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Sterling Bancorp is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Sterling Bancorp stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Sterling Bancorp reported a positive operating cash flow of $187.36M till 2017 Q3 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. 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 $-2.42B for STL 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 $2.35B for Sterling Bancorp. 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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