TransUnion Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:TRU)

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$74.76 $0.58 (0.78%) TRU stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

The TransUnion cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about TransUnion profits and TransUnion debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in TransUnion stock analysis. TransUnion had a positive net income cash flow of $451.6M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. TRU decrease in investments stood at a value of $-480.8M for the latest year 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20172016201520142013201220112010
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow241.4M269.3M285.7M243.3M177.9M106.3M--
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-57.3M-13.6M-25.7M-21.8M8.3M-55M--
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net-167.7M2.79M33.8M-62.8M-14.6M-0.39M--
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-135.3M-124M-132.2M-155.2M-81.7M-48.8M--
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------1.49B--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments10.2M-7M-3.6M-6M2.6M-0.5M--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-355.7M-364.8M-61.3M-114.8M-287.9M-11.9M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-106.4M5.3M767M9.4M2.4M1.1B--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-155.7M-688.2M104.2M198.1M980.8M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings85M--50M50M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions------373.8M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-33.4M-7.2M-80.1M-71.7M-13.2M-48.5M--
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1.1M-5.4M-3.5M-6.8M-0.7M--
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year182.2M133.2M77.9M111.2M154.3M---
Cash & Equivalents at Year End115.8M182.2M133.2M77.9M111.2M154.3M--
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 TransUnion stock price history and TransUnion stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • TransUnion had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-66.4M 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 TransUnion 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $468M for TransUnion in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-480.8M for TRU 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. TransUnion spent $-53.9M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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