Cash flow is the net amount of cash and cash-equivalents being transferred into and out of a business. At the most fundamental level, a company’s ability to create value for shareholders is determined by its ability to generate positive cash flows, or more specifically, maximize long-term free cash flow (FCF).

3MF Free Cash Flow Analysis

Free cash flow, a measure commonly used by analysts to assess a company's profitability, represents the cash a company generates after accounting for cash outflows to support operations and maintain its capital assets.

The Free Cash Flow is calculated using a number of methods including using Operating Cash Flow. Following is the formula to calculate Free Cash Flow based on Operating Cash Flow.

Free Cash Flow = Operating Cash Flow - Capital Expenditures

Using above formula to calculate Free Cash Flow for 3D Metalforge Limited (3MF), the free cash flow value is -557200.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-557.2k
Capital Expenditure
-
Free Cash Flow
-557200

3D Metalforge Limited has a negative free cash flow as per the latest annual Cash flow statement released by the company. Positive free cash flow is cruscial for the financial health of a company, which can be used to pay dividends, expand operations, and deleverage its balance sheet (i.e., reduce debt).

3MF Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for 3D Metalforge Limited (ASX:3MF).

31 Dec 202030 Nov 202031 Dec 201931 Dec 2018
Net Income-1.88M-271.69k-2.15M-1.6M
Change To Netincome593.03k-12323k191k
Change To Liabilities730.99k271.67k-58k553k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-557.2k-30-784k-781k
Investments-2M-2M-2M-2M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-2M-2M-207k-673k
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-243.25k-243.25k-243.25k-243.25k
Total Cash From Financing Activities2.77M4.63M951k1.37M
Change In Cash214.04k4.63M-40k-82k
Issuance Of Stock3.01M4.63M4.63M990k