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).

ASW 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 Advanced Share Registry Limited (ASW), the free cash flow value is 1.85M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Advanced Share Registry 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).

ASW Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Advanced Share Registry Limited (ASX:ASW).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income1.52M1.49M2.29M2.06M
Change To Netincome164.79k23.61k-732.36k-732.36k
Change To Account Receivables123k-82.34k53.92k241.1k
Change To Liabilities-64.27k9.65k194.28k59.29k
Change To Operating Activities44.05k29.91k15.82k-334.04k
Total Cash From Operating Activities1.98M1.48M2.1M2.11M
Capital Expenditures-128.79k-16.03k-64.95k-36.3k
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities27.5k27.5k27.5k27.5k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-102.24k-58.53k-64.82k-36.3k
Dividends Paid-1.75M-1.75M-1.8M-1.86M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-1.75M-1.75M-1.8M-1.86M
Change In Cash119.7k-333.98k239.07k212.26k