Westamerica Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:WABC)

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$56.39 $1.31 (2.38%) WABC stock closing price Jul 25, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WABC requires an investor to check the cash flows for Westamerica. While its important to look at the Westamerica 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 Westamerica 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Westamerica stock analysis. Westamerica had a positive net income cash flow of $15.04M for the latest quarter. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. WABC increase in investments stood at a positive value of $44.13M for the latest 2017-Q1. View details of Westamerica cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Westamerica Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow5.78M19.59M13.93M8.46M4.01M16.09M12.11M7.8M3.85M15.22M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.62M-2.29M-4.13M-3.74M-0.83M-7.93M-2.09M-4.56M-2.14M0.78M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.82M1.48M4.98M2.35M0.81M3.49M3.5M1.96M1.04M5.65M
Westamerica Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-0.5M-1.81M-1.29M4.85M-0.28M-4.47M-4.04M-1.83M-1.32M-3.79M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments41.96M-386.23M-285.08M-81.09M-8.75M-263.65M-216.74M-138.7M-148.85M-432.8M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2.66M190.79M181.89M105.07M67.23M165.86M126.38M66.92M13.9M141.32M
Westamerica Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares17.59M18.6M5.8M4.28M-3.7M-10.24M-10.18M-13.69M-7.86M-40.28M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings14.53M6.05M3.33M14.82M-0.57M-56.75M-52.72M-27.03M-26.82M26.74M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-10.22M-39.92M-29.91M-19.91M-9.91M-39.12M-29.16M-19.46M-9.75M-39.76M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-6.76M164.12M104.41M-55.13M-24.09M190.19M16.52M8.05M30.02M175.06M
Westamerica Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Westamerica Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year433.04M380.83M472.02M491.38M530.04M338.79M361.13M138.88M209.76M184.44M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End546.81M462.27M471.36M441.78M471.16M433.04M268.58M289.6M247.45M380.83M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Westamerica stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Westamerica 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:
  • Westamerica has cash of $546.81M 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 Westamerica stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $25.27M for Westamerica in the latest quarter. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • 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 $25.27M for WABC in last quarter report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Westamerica spent $133.72M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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