Westamerica Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:WABC)

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$57.18 $0.5 (0.87%) WABC stock closing price Apr 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WABC requires an investor to check the cash flows for Westamerica. 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 Westamerica profits one has to check the income statement and for Westamerica debt one has to check the balance sheet. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Westamerica stock analysis. Westamerica generated $80.75M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q4. The cash from operating activities for Westamerica is $ 2017 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow26.03M18.84M12.08M5.78M19.59M13.93M8.46M4.01M16.09M12.11M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-12.5M-2.03M-1.68M2.62M-2.29M-4.13M-3.74M-0.83M-7.93M-2.09M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net17.2M2.41M-0.86M1.82M1.48M4.98M2.35M-3.49M3.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.72M-1.98M--0.5M-1.81M-1.29M4.85M-0.28M-4.47M-4.04M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-138.06M-59.42M-1.56M41.96M-386.23M-285.08M-81.09M-8.75M-263.65M-216.74M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities67.52M70.77M35.78M2.66M190.79M181.89M105.07M67.23M165.86M126.38M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares24.26M18.67M17.97M17.59M18.6M5.8M4.28M-3.7M-10.24M-10.18M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-0.6M7.25M16.69M14.53M6.05M3.33M14.82M-0.57M-56.75M-52.72M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-41.29M-30.74M-20.48M-10.22M-39.92M-29.91M-19.91M-9.91M-39.12M-29.16M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities122.87M29.83M-22.17M-6.76M164.12M104.41M-55.13M-24.09M190.19M16.52M
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 Year462.27M433.04M380.83M472.02M491.38M530.04M338.79M361.13M138.88M209.76M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End575M561.75M529.36M546.81M462.27M471.36M441.78M471.16M433.04M268.58M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Westamerica is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Westamerica stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Westamerica gained $80.75M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $-73.25M for WABC till last quarter 2017 Q4 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Westamerica and its owners and creditors and was $105.23M till 2017 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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