For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL – August 21, 2020 – Stocks in this week’s article are Primoris Services Corporation (
PRIM Quick Quote PRIM - Free Report) , Griffon Corporation ( GFF Quick Quote GFF - Free Report) and Peugeot S.A. .
Cash is the lifeblood for a company’s existence, development and success. It gives strength and vitality to a company, the flexibility to make decisions, the means to make potential investments and the fuel to run its growth engine, thus reflecting its true financial health.
Though investors flock to companies that earn profits, even a profitable business can succumb to failure if its cash flow is uneven, and eventually file for bankruptcy. Nonetheless, one can effectively judge a company’s resilience by evaluating its power of generating cash flows, as cash not only guards from market mayhem, but also indicates that profits are being channelized in the right direction. This has become all the more important as the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in unprecedented uncertainties in the global economy, market disruptions and dislocations, and affected liquidity.
To figure out this efficiency, one needs to consider a company’s net cash flow. While in any business cash moves in and out, it is net cash flow that explains how much money a company is actually generating.
If a company is experiencing a positive cash flow then it denotes an increase in its liquid assets, which gives it the means to meet debt obligations, shell out for expenses, reinvest in business, endure downturns and finally return wealth to shareholders. On the other hand, a negative cash flow indicates a decline in the company’s liquidity, which in turn lowers its flexibility to support these moves.
However, having a positive cash flow merely does not secure a company’s future growth. To ride on the growth curve, a company must have its cash flow increasing because that indicates management’s efficiency in regulating its cash movements and less dependency on outside financing for running its business.
Therefore, keep yourself abreast with the following screen to bet on stocks with rising cash flows.
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