United Fire Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:UFCS)

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

The financial analysis of UFCS requires an investor to check the cash flows for United Fire. 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 United Fire profits and United Fire debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in United Fire stock analysis. United Fire had a positive net income cash flow of $5.03M till this quarter of 2017 Q3. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. UFCS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-4.36M for the latest quarter 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-Flow3.5M2.33M1.16M6.03M4.87M3.17M1.62M6.47M7.7M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities86.81M85.99M17.85M144.66M80.13M48.57M8.71M82.4M49.93M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations18.39M--------
Other Adjustments Net2.55M--13.78M5.15M3.78M2.56M11.99M8.53M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-11.63M-3.86M-1.39M-7.6M-6.09M-2.82M-0.56M-9.69M-10.76M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-24.24M-20.9M-26.83M-104.8M-13.93M-22.68M21.05M-26.59M33.19M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities31.51M--------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-26.82M-18.97M-4.5M6.17M4.28M6.13M4.74M3.07M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--35.44M-17.3M-78.34M-59.1M-36.2M-16.8M-118.41M-97.1M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-20.36M-13.38M-6.36M-24.59M-18.24M-11.89M-5.55M-21.65M-16.02M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-46.23M---0.81M-0.48M-0.35M-0.66M-0.83M-0.47M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-9.09M--------
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 End98.61M130.42M93.65M110.85M140.94M119.7M143.98M106.44M124.06M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While United Fire stock price history provides the price history of a stock, United Fire 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:

  • United Fire saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $9.41M till 2017 Q3. Apart from the United Fire 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: United Fire reported a positive operating cash flow of $116.29M 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-4.36M for UFCS 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-93.42M for United Fire.

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