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).

APD 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 APN Property Group Limited (APD), the free cash flow value is 11.06M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
11.12M
Capital Expenditure
-61k
Free Cash Flow
11.06M

APN Property Group Limited has a positive 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).

APD Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for APN Property Group Limited (ASX:APD).

30 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 201730 Jun 2016
Net Income14.53M13.56M10.69M49.67M
Depreciation120k165k110k117k
Change To Netincome-6.22M-5.07M-4.68M-45.74M
Change To Account Receivables684k-1.05M551k-11.31M
Change To Liabilities4.36M4.09M2.08M13.68M
Change To Operating Activities-1.83M-635k-804k3.04M
Total Cash From Operating Activities11.12M10.3M9.16M11.82M
Capital Expenditures-61k-444k-240k-83k
Investments-15.5M-16.39M31.75M-16.36M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-3.38M-13.68M93k11.52M
Dividends Paid-7.06M-6.28M-5.49M-4.66M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-7.06M-268k-62.64M28.25M
Change In Cash686k-3.65M-53.39M51.69M
Issuance Of Stock3k3k292k703k