Zacks.com strengths include: Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc., Internet Initiative Japan, Inc. and Euroseas Ltd.

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Chicago, IL – January 31, 2022 – The stocks in this week’s article are Fidelity National Financial, Inc. FNF, Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. ASO, Internet Initiative Japan, Inc. IIJIY and Euroseas Ltd. ESEA

Look Beyond Profit: Bet on 4 Stocks with Growing Cash Flow

Analyzing earnings numbers and assessing surprises may seem like a good option in the current reporting cycle, but it does not ensure that earnings are effectively channeled into reserves to fund growth. Indeed, even a for-profit business can run out of cash and go bankrupt while still meeting its obligations.

Therefore, one should examine a company’s ability to generate cash flow before investing in the right stocks. Indeed, cash flow is the most indispensable factor for any business. It gives strength and vitality and is the key to its existence, development and success.

In this regard, actions like Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Sports and Outdoors Academy, Inc., Japan Internet Initiative, Inc. and Euroseas Ltd. are worth buying.

Indeed, the uncertainties of the global economy, the market disruptions and dislocations and the liquidity problems that have resulted from the coronavirus pandemic have all the more established the relevance of analyzing the cash-generating efficiency of a business.

To understand this efficiency, one must consider a company’s net cash flow. While in any business money flows in and out, net cash flow explains how much money a business actually generates.

If a company is experiencing positive cash flow, it denotes an increase in its liquidity, which gives it the means to meet its debts, cover its expenses, reinvest in the business, withstand downturns and finally return wealth to shareholders. On the other hand, a negative cash flow indicates a decrease in the liquidity of the company, which reduces its flexibility to support these movements.

However, having a positive cash flow simply does not guarantee the future growth of a business. To follow the growth curve, a company must see its cash flow increase as this indicates management’s efficiency in regulating its cash flow and less dependence on outside funding for the management of its business.

Therefore, keep up to date with the next screen to bet on stocks with rising cash flow.

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