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).

ASN 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 Anson Resources Limited (ASN), the free cash flow value is -2.85M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Anson Resources 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).

ASN Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Anson Resources Limited (ASX:ASN).

30 Jun 202130 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 2018
Net Income-4.52M-3.6M-6.18M-4.35M
Change To Netincome1.79M854.48k257.71k536.54k
Change To Account Receivables2.34k-20.58k18.14k11.79k
Change To Liabilities-204.44k-153.29k477.15k187.15k
Change To Operating Activities35.62k-163.3k729.87k-2.23k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-2.79M-2.92M-4.61M-3.59M
Capital Expenditures-58.36k-4.83k-14.55k-131.79k
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities155110.24k-354.17k-360.58k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-1.12M-1.46M-1.46M-457.69k
Net Borrowings-91.88k1.02M-8.52k-8.52k
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-307.5k-33.12k-200.78k-79.71k
Total Cash From Financing Activities5.59M3.08M6.25M5.18M
Effect Of Exchange Rate-14.07k5.89k12.64k663
Change In Cash1.66M-1.29M199.12k1.13M
Issuance Of Stock5.99M2.1M6.46M5.26M