Value Line Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:VALU)

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$23.89 $0.69 (2.97%) VALU stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Value Line 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 Value Line profits one has to check the income statement and for Value Line debt one has to check the balance sheet. Value Line had cash and cash equivalents of $13.12M at beginning of the year and $6.55M at year end for 2017. Value Line cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Value Line has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-6.56M.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr201720162015201420132012201120102009
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.62M3.81M2.71M2.08M1.55M--1.76M2.79M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.32M--0.19M1.1M-1.82M-3.68M-1.29M20.24M-1.69M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-17.34M-9.48M-8.4M-6.46M-5.18M-1.59M-26.43M-7.48M-9.67M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment10.62M-1.96M-0.12M-0.2M-0.33M-0.04M37.91M69.86M45.32M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-13.64M6.35M-0.59M-2.55M-2.54M8.81M-28.67M-48.03M-9.75M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities7.49M7.81M5.4M4.67M2.62M2.49M-5.49M-0.73M-0.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-0.74M-0.79M-0.12M-0.55M-0.18M-0.94M-0.09M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-6.61M-6.16M-5.88M-5.9M-5.93M-7.45M-23.95M-38.92M-14.97M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---------
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 Year13.12M5.87M5.78M6.84M12.04M6.8M16.43M42.93M8.95M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.55M13.12M5.87M5.78M6.84M12.04M6.8M16.43M42.93M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Value Line stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Value Line 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:

  • Value Line had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-6.56M 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 Value Line 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. Value Line lost $-3.67M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $4.47M for VALU 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 $-7.35M for Value Line. 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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