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).

AQI 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 Alicanto Minerals Limited (AQI), the free cash flow value is -1.22M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-1.2M
Capital Expenditure
-12.14k
Free Cash Flow
-1.22M

Alicanto Minerals 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).

AQI Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Alicanto Minerals Limited (ASX:AQI).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income-1.63M-3.7M-2.87M-1.19M
Depreciation84.05k958.49k99.22k36.17k
Change To Netincome354.06k646.26k66.08k493.33k
Change To Account Receivables-65.56k1.67k36.38k-38.8k
Change To Liabilities55.51k-417.05k26.63k102.31k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-1.2M-2.51M-2.64M-601.52k
Capital Expenditures-12.14k-5.62k-297.6k-186.47k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-386.15k-5.62k-570.5k-206.47k
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-259.21k-77.67k-360.88k-138.18k
Total Cash From Financing Activities3.15M1.38M3.38M1.43M
Change In Cash1.56M-1.14M171.87k620.71k
Issuance Of Stock3.41M1.45M3.74M1.57M