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).

## ANR 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 Anatara Lifesciences Limited (ANR), the free cash flow value is -2.73M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-2.72M
Capital Expenditure
-4.08k
Free Cash Flow
-2.73M

Anatara Lifesciences 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).

## ANR Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Anatara Lifesciences Limited (ASX:ANR).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income-3.36M-2.87M-3.57M-1.71M
Depreciation16.1k22.73k21.18k16.94k
Change To Netincome305.46k196.39k-83.85k250.8k
Change To Account Receivables265.65k1.14M-615.39k-1.05M
Change To Liabilities47.8k-54.96k885.12k-406.58k
Change To Operating Activities4.73k-677.8k46.81k15.87k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-2.72M-2.24M-3.32M-2.88M
Capital Expenditures-4.08k-4.08k-23.17k-41.61k
Investments4.05M2.15M-4.2M5.3M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities4.05M2.15M-4M5.26M
Change In Cash1.32M-87.66k-7.32M2.38M