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).

AJM 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 Altura Mining Limited (AJM), the free cash flow value is -48.93M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-42.81M
Capital Expenditure
-6.12M
Free Cash Flow
-48.93M

Altura Mining 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).

AJM Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Altura Mining Limited (ASX:AJM).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income-93.74M-26.66M-12.88M-6.13M
Depreciation13.15M4.2M287k335k
Change To Netincome22.97M20.48M4.83M-4.81M
Change To Account Receivables-7.25M93k1.09M-2.21M
Change To Liabilities214k18.07M948k7.13M
Change To Inventory-1.79M-9.94M-9.94M-9.94M
Change To Operating Activities-2.8M-260k265k123k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-42.81M13.58M-5.45M-5.56M
Capital Expenditures-6.12M-119.82M-127.09M-43.59M
Investments52k52k52k52k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-5.81M-90.31M-127.07M-43.58M
Net Borrowings-504k19.39M113.56M113.56M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-774k-569k-1.4M-2.08M
Total Cash From Financing Activities41.48M57.37M147.99M40.31M
Effect Of Exchange Rate-65k85k8k5k
Change In Cash-7.21M-19.27M15.47M-8.82M
Issuance Of Stock42.76M38.55M35.82M42.39M