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).

## 8IH 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 8I Holdings Limited (8IH), the free cash flow value is -3.15M.

All amounts in SGD

Operating Cash
-700.41k
Capital Expenditure
-2.44M
Free Cash Flow
-3.15M

8I Holdings 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).

## 8IH Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for 8I Holdings Limited (ASX:8IH).

31 Mar 2022 31 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2019
Net Income -4.16M 7.95M -3.68M -10.2M
Depreciation 1.86M 1.66M 1.74M 655.66k
Change To Netincome 6.59M -3.08M 2.61M 6.72M
Change To Account Receivables -1.41M -145.38k -69.07k -569.22k
Change To Liabilities 2.78M 7.87M 2.09M -170.2k
Total Cash From Operating Activities -700.41k 10.19M 5.69M -6.3M
Capital Expenditures -2.44M -587.43k -198.63k -377.64k
Investments -34.19k -8.13k 315.05k -1.04M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -3.73M -555.13k 2.79M 4.22M
Net Borrowings -231.15k -1.22M -1.39M 48.56k
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities 4.55M 604.69k -1.26M 225.19k
Total Cash From Financing Activities 3.96M -1.1M -2.69M 342.29k
Effect Of Exchange Rate 492 -164.12k 271.04k 175.46k
Change In Cash -471.64k 8.38M 6.06M -1.56M
Repurchase Of Stock -450.73k -483.39k -35.81k -136.8k
Issuance Of Stock 90k 90k 90k 205.34k