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).

## ATM 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 PT Aneka Tambang Tbk (ATM), the free cash flow value is 1653.987069B.

All amounts in IDR

Operating Cash
2.22T
Capital Expenditure
-564.69B
Free Cash Flow
1653.987069B

PT Aneka Tambang Tbk 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).

## ATM Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for PT Aneka Tambang Tbk (ASX:ATM).

31 Dec 202031 Dec 201931 Dec 201831 Dec 2017
Net Income1.15T193.85B1.64T136.51B
Depreciation1.1T1.12T848.29B843.28B
Change To Netincome-30.02B320.79B-609.72B399.39B
Change To Liabilities
Total Cash From Operating Activities2.22T1.63T1.87T1.38T
Capital Expenditures-564.69B-1.24T-2.14T-2.35T
Investments-190B-50B246.41B-3.75B
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities123.29B331.72B-950.59B-536.8B
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-567.38B-885.31B-2.59T-2.89T
Dividends Paid-67.85B-306.05B-47.78B-47.78B
Net Borrowings-1.15T-1.06T-940.83B-568.36B
Total Cash From Financing Activities-1.22T-1.36T-619.76B-568.36B
Effect Of Exchange Rate-84.69B-48.19B87.38B7.03B
Change In Cash348.14B-662.83B-1.25T-2.07T