Consolidated statements of cash flows
(Millions of yen)
2014/9 2015/9 2016/9 2017/9 2018/9
Net cash provided (used in) operating activities 3,600 4,587 4,845 3,442 4,549
Net cash provided (used in) investing activities (1,867) (1,707) (1,327) (3,874) (3,322)
Net cash provided (used in) financing activities (375) 3,921 (2,469) (2,068) (855)
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 4,782 11,608 12,613 10,133 10,504

At the end of the fiscal year ended September 2018, cash and cash equivalents were ¥10,504 million, representing a increased of ¥370 million from the end of September 2017. Cash flows by activities and principal factors in the fiscal year under review were as follows.

Net cash provided by operating activities was ¥4,549 million (inflow of ¥3,442 million for the previous fiscal year). This is mainly a reflection of income before income taxes and depreciation, thereby offsetting income taxes paid.

Net cash used in investing activities stood at ¥3,322 million (outflow of ¥3,874 million in the previous fiscal year). Principal factors included the acquisition of intangible assets (mainly software) and investment securities.

Net cash used by financing activities came to ¥855 million (outflow of ¥2,068 million for the previous fiscal year). Principal factors included payment of cash dividends.

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