Willdan Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:WLDN)

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$21.19 $0.03 (0.14%) WLDN stock closing price Feb 20, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Willdan from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Willdan 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 Willdan 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. Willdan had cash and cash equivalents of $16.48M at beginning of the quarter and $5.6M at quarter end of 2017 Q3. Willdan cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. WLDN decrease in investments stood at a value of $-16.42M for the latest quarter 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.75M2.15M1.08M3.24M2.17M1.67M-2.61M1.45M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-14.26M-2.84M-5.62M7.37M4.46M-0.09M-3.79M-1.88M-3.85M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net3.7M1.82M-2.68M3.38M1.38M-3.11M3.38M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.82M-1.41M-0.58M-1.64M-1.38M-0.98M-0.25M-2.46M-1.67M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-14.6M---8.85M-8.85M-8.85M-8.85M-8.16M-8.16M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments---------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2.58M2.01M1.64M------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.32M-0.22M-0.12M-0.52M-0.41M-0.34M-0.12M-0.35M-0.21M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-3.27M-2.3M-1.27M-3.64M-3.08M-2.09M-0.93M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.65M-1.5M-1.5M-1.28M-1.28M-1.12M---
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 Year16.48M18.17M8.13M10M3M6.64M8.44M8.14M15.51M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.6M26.32M19.44M22.66M18.58M10.46M4.83M16.48M15.99M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Willdan stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Willdan stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Willdan had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-17.06M in the latest quarter 2017 Q3. 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 Willdan 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.
  • Willdan increased its cash from operating activities to $2.03M till 2017 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-16.42M for WLDN 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-2.67M for Willdan. 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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