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).

AL3 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 AML3D Limited (AL3), the free cash flow value is -3.01M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-2.19M
Capital Expenditure
-826.09k
Free Cash Flow
-3.01M

AML3D 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).

AL3 Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for AML3D Limited (ASX:AL3).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income-3.09M-680.84k-50.3k-352.5k
Depreciation68.06k73.98k16.97k37.01k
Change To Netincome966.74k966.74k966.74k301.12k
Change To Account Receivables-400.32k-186.8k-119.57k6.01k
Change To Liabilities592.65k84.02k43.52k18.2k
Change To Inventory-112.38k-112.38k-112.38k-112.38k
Change To Operating Activities-223.71k10.89k5.54k5.54k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-2.19M-687.86k-96.81k9.84k
Capital Expenditures-826.09k-200.71k-198.31k-198.31k
Investments-36k-36k-36k-36k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-888.77k-219.56k-233.22k-2.96k
Net Borrowings-84.01k1.57M42.72k8.86k
Total Cash From Financing Activities10.14M1.66M708.83k18.46k
Change In Cash7.07M753.97k378.79k25.34k
Issuance Of Stock10.23M215k666.11k9.6k