Alleghany Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:Y)

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$586.49 $1.32 (0.22%) Y stock closing price Jun 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Alleghany from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Alleghany profits, the balance sheet shows Alleghany debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Alleghany had cash and cash equivalents of $594.09M at beginning of the year and $838.37M at year end for 2017. Alleghany cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Alleghany is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow135.02M160.46M163.06M178.94M246.59M464.85M27.04M33.81M32.35M25.67M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities76.38M153.23M-423.22M-160.98M-399.23M-228.03M13.86M-86.43M74.54M65.62M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------0.89M
Other Adjustments Net133.83M18.56M23.94M-325.32M107.14M-443.21M-90.51M-85.01M-234.47M92.16M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment6.77M-24M-27.25M-43.68M-17.42M-8.12M-6.41M-6.6M-5.53M-9.76M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-86.11M-180.24M-156.86M-8.2M--436.5M--20M-100.79M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments10.38M-21.68M560.55M360M-695.89M294.91M36.41M-258.94M78.12M-408.73M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-86.16M-446.79M-204.76M-257.09M92.77M-163.94M3.8M55.03M-0.91M3.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-16.04M-68.32M-243.81M-300.47M-40.38M-17.76M-120.32M-83.13M-193.21M-25.06M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-28.92M--367M-20.64M-399.59M-298.89M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------7.45M-17.35M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-19.4M50.9M2.03M19.04M-30.21M6.1M--1.89M-0.02M-0.53M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash18.04M16.03M-18.84M-14.79M-43.9M-5.34M----13.11M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year594.09M475.26M605.25M498.31M649.52M84.74M76.74M32.52M18.12M57.64M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End838.37M594.09M475.26M605.25M498.31M649.52M84.74M76.74M32.52M18.12M
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 three main sections:

  • Alleghany had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $244.28M for the latest year 2017. 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 Alleghany 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $445.73M for Alleghany in the latest 2017. 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 $-155.12M for Y in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Alleghany and its owners and creditors and was $-64.37M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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