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).

ADV 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 Ardiden Limited (ADV), the free cash flow value is -1.67M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-687.7k
Capital Expenditure
-981.39k
Free Cash Flow
-1.67M

Ardiden 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).

ADV Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Ardiden Limited (ASX:ADV).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income-978.69k-1.19M-2.76M-701.45k
Depreciation12.62k46.91k1.61M82
Change To Netincome140.45k167.67k140.79k93.75k
Change To Account Receivables35.86k162.1k-16.69k-31.35k
Change To Liabilities63.26k-339.81k-8.27k133.26k
Change To Operating Activities38.8k-28.75k18.76k7.41k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-687.7k-1.18M-1.02M-498.31k
Capital Expenditures-981.39k-2.52M-4.23M-2.41M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-981.39k-2.52M-4.23M-2.41M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-20k-20k-295.04k-204.99k
Total Cash From Financing Activities-20k-20k10.67M360.01k
Effect Of Exchange Rate-28.96k4.3k4.3k4.3k
Change In Cash-1.72M-3.7M5.43M-2.55M