Verisk Analytics Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:VRSK)

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The Verisk Analytics cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the Verisk Analytics debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Verisk Analytics revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Verisk Analytics cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Verisk Analytics compared to various industry peers like EXPGY stock and INFO stock. Verisk Analytics saw a outflow of $-1.11B from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow241.6M229.6M228.38M146.12M137.29M106.53M80.27M69.58M71.98M64.87M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities4.3M-39.1M-14.33M-31.43M47.38M-10.1M7.11M28.5M38.26M-8.03M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-57.5M-235.6M-97.93M-25.27M-26.13M42.65M5.57M-4.61M89.53M32.84M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-183.5M-156.5M-166.13M-146.81M-145.97M-74.37M-59.82M-38.64M-38.69M-30.65M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-914.9M640.5M-2.94B115.97M-0.7M-806.85M-141.28M-205.27M-68.85M-19.89M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-8.7M85.41M-1.61M----21.36M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-7.2M-16.05M-5M-0.56M-2.5M-3.2M--78.1M-101.28M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-241.3M-285.7M739.22M-753.83M-197.04M-93.88M-338.43M-384.57M-39.03M-391.67M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--1.19B--347.22M696.55M-80M150M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings615M-770M540M160M-190M10M-435M250M-159.24M78.71M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-11.2M22.9M7.82M14.75M102.57M50.21M42.09M25.79M15.46M55.58M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash6.7M-9.7M--1.28M-0.84M--0.18M-0.1M--0.92M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year135.1M138.3M39.35M165.8M89.81M191.6M54.97M71.52M33.18M24.04M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End142.3M135.1M138.34M39.35M165.8M89.81M191.6M54.97M71.52M33.18M
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 Verisk Analytics stock price history and Verisk Analytics stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Verisk Analytics has cash of $142.3M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Verisk Analytics stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Verisk Analytics reported a positive operating cash flow of $743.5M 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.11B for VRSK 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 shows the flow of cash between Verisk Analytics and its owners and creditors and was $362.5M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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