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Assurant (Assurant) Cash Flow from Investing

: $-638 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2023)
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Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

For the three months ended in Dec. 2023, Assurant spent $54 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment. It gained $0 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment. It spent $0 Mil on purchasing business. It gained $0 Mil from selling business. It spent $630 Mil on purchasing investments. It gained $692 Mil from selling investments. It paid $0Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale. And it paid $5 Mil for other investing activities. In all, Assurant gained $3 Mil on investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries for the three months ended in Dec. 2023.


Assurant Cash Flow from Investing Historical Data

The historical data trend for Assurant's Cash Flow from Investing can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Assurant Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Cash Flow from Investing
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -619.80 -735.20 157.60 -262.10 -637.70

Assurant Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Cash Flow from Investing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -127.20 -229.40 -254.40 -157.00 3.10

Assurant Cash Flow from Investing Calculation

Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

If a company spends cash on property, plant and equipment (PPE), this will reduce their cash position. This is called Capital Expenditures (CPEX).

Likewise, if a company buys another company for cash, this will reduce their cash position.

Assurant's Cash Flow from Investing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Assurant's Cash Flow from Investing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:


Cash Flow from Investing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-638 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Assurant  (NYSE:AIZ) Cash Flow from Investing Explanation

Cash flow from investing contains nine items:

1. Purchase Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Purchase of PPE indicates the amount used to purchase property, plant, and equipment.

Assurant's purchase of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-54 Mil. It means Assurant spent $54 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment.

In the capital spending for property, plant and equipment (PPE), some part of spending may be from the expansion of business. The business needs more property, plant and equipment (PPE) as it grows. Another part may be from replacement of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of existing business. For some companies, the cash spent on replacing of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business will be close to the depreciation of property, plant and equipment (PPE) reported in the income statement.

In Warren Buffett's definition of Owner's Earnings, he deducts the estimate of the cost of replacing the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business from cash flow from operations. The cash spent on the new property, plant, and equipment is not deducted. The reason is because these are not costs of the existing business. In his 1986 letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett wrote this about owner earnings:

"These represent (a) reported earnings plus (b) depreciation, depletion, amortization, and certain other non-cash charges...less (c) the average annual amount of capitalized expenditures for plant and equipment, etc. that the business requires to fully maintain its long-term competitive position and its unit volume....Our owner-earnings equation does not yield the deceptively precise figures provided by GAAP, since (c) must be a guess - and one sometimes very difficult to make. Despite this problem, we consider the owner earnings figure, not the GAAP figure, to be the relevant item for valuation purposes...All of this points up the absurdity of the 'cash flow' numbers that are often set forth in Wall Street reports. These numbers routinely include (a) plus (b) - but do not subtract (c)."

2. Sale Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Sale of PPE indicates the amount gained from selling property, plant, and equipment.

Assurant's sale of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $0 Mil. It means Assurant gained $0 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment.

3.Purchase Of Business:
Purchase of business indicates the amount used to purchase business.

Assurant's purchase of business for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $0 Mil. It means Assurant spent $0 Mil on purchasing business.

4. Sale Of Business:
Sale of business indicates the amount gained from selling business.

Assurant's sale of business for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $0 Mil. It means Assurant gained $0 Mil from selling business.

5. Purchase Of Investment:
Purchase of Investments represents cash outflow on the purchase of investments in securities.

Assurant's purchase of investment for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-630 Mil. It means Assurant spent {stock_data.stock.currency_symbol}}630 Mil on purchasing investments.

6. Sale Of Investment:
Sale of Investments represents cash inflow on the sale of investments in securities.

Assurant's sale of investment for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $692 Mil. It means Assurant gained $692 Mil from selling investments.

7. Net Intangibles Purchase And Sale:
Net Intangibles purchase and sale means the net cash inflow received by a company that comes from the purchase and sale of intangibles. It equals the cash received from sale of intangibles minus the cash spent on purchasing intangibles.

Assurant's net Intangibles purchase and sale for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $0 Mil. It means Assurant paid $0 Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale.

8. Cash From Discontinued Investing Activities:
Cash from discontinued investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from the discontinued investing activities.

Assurant's cash from discontinued investing activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was 0 Mil. It means Assurant paid $0 Mil for discontinued investing activities.

9. Cash From Other Investing Activities:
Cash from other investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from other investing activities.

Assurant's cash from other investing activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-5 Mil. It means Assurant paid $5 Mil for other investing activities.


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Assurant (Assurant) Business Description

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Address
260 Interstate North Circle SE, Atlanta, GA, USA, 30339
Assurant Inc offers a range of property-casualty, health, employee benefit, and warranty insurance to a client base made up of individuals and institutions. Its segments are Global Housing, Global Lifestyle, Corporate and Other. Global Housing provides lender-placed homeowners insurance, lender-placed manufactured housing insurance and lender-placed flood insurance; renters insurance and related products; and voluntary manufactured housing insurance, voluntary homeowners insurance and other specialty products. Global Lifestyle, the key revenue-generating segment, provides mobile device solutions and extended service products and related services for mobile devices, consumer electronics and appliances; vehicle protection; and credit protection and other insurance products.
Executives
Jay Rosenblum officer: EVP and CLO C/O ASSURANT, INC., 28 LIBERTY ST, 41ST FL., NEW YORK NY 10005
Dimitry Dirienzo officer: SVP, CAO, Controller C/O ASSURANT, INC., 28 LIBERTY ST. 41 F., NEW YORK NY 10005
Richard S Dziadzio officer: EVP, CFO, and Treasurer C/O ALLIANCE CAPITAL, 1345 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10105
Francesca Luthi officer: EVP, CAO 1180 NORTH TOWN CENTER DRIVE, SUITE 100, LAS VEGAS NV 89144
Robert Lonergan officer: EVP, other: Chief Strategy Officer C/O ASSURANT, INC.,28 LIBERTY STREET, 41ST FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10005
Rajiv Basu director C/O ASSURANT, INC., 260 INTERSTATE NORTH CIRCLE, S.E., ATLANTA GA 30339
Sari Beth Granat director C/O MARKIT LTD, 4TH FL, ROPEMAKER PLACE, 25 ROPEMAKER STREET, LONDON X0 EC2Y 9LY
Keith Meier officer: EVP, COO C/O ASSURANT, INC., 55 BROADWAY, SUITE 2901, NEW YORK NY 10006
Alan B. Colberg officer: EVP, Marketing & Bus. Dev. ASSURANT, INC., ONE CHASE MANHATTAN PLAZA, 41 FL., NEW YORK NY 10005
Gene Mergelmeyer officer: Executive Vice President, other: Pres., Assur. Spec. Property ASSURANT, INC., 28 LIBERTY ST. 41 FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10005
Carter J Braxton Ii director C/O T-MOBILE US, INC., 12920 SE 38TH STREET, BELLEVUE WA 98006
Charles John Koch director CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP, INC., 600 WASHINGTON BLVD., CS119N, STAMFORD CT 06901
Tammy L. Schultz officer: EVP C/O ASSURANT, INC.,28 LIBERTY STREET, 41ST FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10005
Paget Leonard Alves director SPRINT NEXTEL, 6200 SPRINT PARKWAY KSOPHF0410 - 4A403, OVERLAND PARK KS 66251
Ognjen Redzic director C/O ASSURANT, INC., 28 LIBERTY STREET, 41ST FL., NEW YORK NY 10005

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