United Fire Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:UFCS)

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$48.76 $0.36 (0.74%) UFCS stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like United Fire from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 United Fire profits one has to check the income statement and for United Fire debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the United Fire cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of United Fire compared to various industry peers like IPCC stock and STFC stock. UFCS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-112.4M for the latest year 2016.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow6.03M6.47M6.89M5.6M7.97M5.58M2.87M3.53M3.61M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities144.66M82.4M81.08M67.89M104.53M70.09M22.41M73.22M70.69M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net13.78M11.99M4.17M11.85M19.34M-1.25M-1.58M34.09M-17.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-7.6M-9.69M-8.15M-8.45M-2.88M-14.04M-2.09M-10.57M-9.57M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------172.62M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-104.8M-26.59M-50.72M-93.53M-108.45M11.47M-92.62M-119.51M-97.68M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares6.17M3.07M-10.68M1.74M-6.19M-12.22M-6.18M-1.51M-14.65M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-78.34M-118.41M-63.5M-58.55M-15.62M50.96M34.64M128.39M-48.78M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----45M42M---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-24.59M-21.65M-19.68M-17.48M-15.26M-15.5M-15.77M-15.95M-16.16M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.81M-0.83M-0.16M-0.48M-15.7M----0.03M
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 Year106.44M90.57M92.19M107.46M144.52M180.05M190.85M109.58M252.56M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End110.85M106.44M90.57M92.19M107.46M144.52M180.05M190.85M109.58M
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 United Fire stock price history and United Fire stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • United Fire had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $4.4M for the latest year 2016. 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 United Fire 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. United Fire gained $214.38M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-112.4M for UFCS in last 2016 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between United Fire and its owners and creditors and was $-97.57M for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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