Universal Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:UVV)

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$48.05 $1.85 (3.71%) UVV stock closing price Apr 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Universal 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 Universal profits one has to check the income statement and for Universal debt one has to check the balance sheet. Universal saw a cash impact of $-178.36M from the buyback of UVV shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Universal stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Universal had an inflow of $250.31M from operating activities, $-251.24M spend due to financing activities, and $-33.85M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow35.91M37.64M37.32M38.89M45.11M43.86M45.27M43.49M41.79M43.24M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities59.22M-39.15M43.09M-161.13M39.92M-36.58M-176.57M-95.68M-170.25M-114.8M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------6.64M
Other Adjustments Net42.67M66.95M25.61M-36.41M8.5M91.69M20.97M44.07M95.79M42.83M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-33.45M-44.17M-53.86M-43.1M-27.24M-19.8M1.39M-52.55M-20.57M-4.49M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------26.53M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments--------59.19M-58.88M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-0.39M-6.76M-0.14M1.03M1M9.93M--3.5M12.84M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-178.36M--32.53M-13.68M-4.53M-3.87M-46.92M-31.46M-111.03M7.67M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--13.75M-36.25M-16.25M3.75M-15M19.7M--164M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-5.34M4.88M2.61M-43.72M-18.37M-17.38M-39.35M-5.25M59.93M-19.95M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-60.88M-62.13M-62.16M-61.57M-60.84M-59.66M-60.27M-60.83M-60.89M-63.45M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-6.64M-4.44M-7.8M-2.84M-1.95M9.84M--1.19M--5.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.67M-0.29M-1.1M-0.67M-0.09M-1.89M-2.15M-2.63M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year319.44M248.78M163.53M367.86M261.69M141M245.95M212.62M186.07M358.47M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End283.99M319.44M248.78M163.53M367.86M261.69M141M245.95M212.62M186.07M
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 Universal stock price history and Universal stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Universal had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-35.45M 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 Universal 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: Universal reported a positive operating cash flow of $250.31M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Universal used $-33.85M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Universal and its owners and creditors and was $-251.24M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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