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).

AAU 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 Antilles Gold Limited (AAU), the free cash flow value is -3.56M.

All amounts in USD

Operating Cash
-3.56M
Capital Expenditure
-3.84k
Free Cash Flow
-3.56M

Antilles Gold 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).

AAU Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Antilles Gold Limited (ASX:AAU).

31 Dec 202031 Dec 201931 Dec 201831 Dec 2017
Net Income3.72M5.13M-9.15M-9.99M
Depreciation406.7k5.3M9.18M17.55M
Change To Netincome-3.49M-3.47M10.85M4.91M
Change To Account Receivables72k1.24M37.9k-1.32M
Change To Liabilities-4.47M-5.58M2.44M59.85k
Change To Inventory58.14k1.51M304.23k108.86k
Change To Operating Activities143.94k196.99k-42.06k163.23k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-3.56M4.34M13.63M11.48M
Capital Expenditures-3.84k-3.84k-389.04k-2.46M
Investments567.86k1M1M-1.79M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities564.02k1M-388.76k-5.25M
Net Borrowings-34.7k-6.05M-10.96M-7.54M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-34.7k-6.21M-9.61M-7.54M
Change In Cash-3.03M-873.13k3.63M-1.31M