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).

APW 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 Aims Property Securities Fund (APW), the free cash flow value is 1.27M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Aims Property Securities Fund 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).

APW Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Aims Property Securities Fund (ASX:APW).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income-5.17M8.79M12.74M1.59M
Change To Netincome6.34M-7.36M-10.76M1.11M
Change To Account Receivables67k-77k519k-561k
Change To Liabilities31k-3k21k
Total Cash From Operating Activities1.27M1.35M2.52M2.14M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-947k-491k4.47M-10.75M
Dividends Paid-1.18M-1.03M-1.77M-3.1M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-1.3M-3.03M-3.82M-3.75M
Change In Cash-978k-2.17M3.17M-12.36M
Repurchase Of Stock-124k-124k-50k-650k