West Marine Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:WMAR)

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$12.97 $0 (0%) WMAR stock closing price Sep 14, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of WMAR requires an investor to check the cash flows for West Marine. While its important to look at the West Marine 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 West Marine 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. 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 West Marine stock analysis. West Marine generated $45.87M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q2. West Marine has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $37.13M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow11.64M5.8M22.16M16.46M10.98M5.45M20.68M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities15.74M-25.97M13.39M22.45M25.05M-17.61M-9.36M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-------
Other Adjustments Net4.53M2.68M7.24M5.13M3.8M1.89M7.46M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-7.82M-4.21M-21.79M-14.77M-11.08M-6.33M-22.54M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--0.23M----0.08M1.61M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.26M------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-------
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-0.01M----0.01M--
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year48.4M56.54M43.96M22.01M10.27M7.47M6.12M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End113.27M46.97M76.14M93.92M89.55M22.35M48.15M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While West Marine stock price history provides the price history of a stock, West Marine 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:

  • West Marine saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $37.13M till 2017 Q2. Apart from the West Marine stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • West Marine increased its cash from operating activities to $45.87M till 2017 Q2. 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 $-7.82M for WMAR 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-0.91M for West Marine.

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