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).

AUB 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 AUB Group Limited (AUB), the free cash flow value is 89.43M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

AUB Group 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).

AUB Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for AUB Group Limited (ASX:AUB).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income47.25M48.36M46.52M32.99M
Change To Netincome5.43M-5.29M-3.17M12.14M
Change To Account Receivables8.81M-7.78M-1.59M3.92M
Change To Liabilities2.94M11.82M-3.04M2.62M
Change To Operating Activities120k14.93M11.69M-848k
Total Cash From Operating Activities91.3M69.53M57.51M55.53M
Capital Expenditures-1.87M-7.17M-5.73M-6.46M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities-763k-1.64M103k123k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-157.5M-36.82M-28.16M-8.96M
Dividends Paid-20.6M-30.35M-27.45M-25.86M
Net Borrowings118.77M-44.59M27.43M6.61M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-8.37M-9.97M-23.98M-32.44M
Total Cash From Financing Activities89.8M28.28M-24M-51.69M
Effect Of Exchange Rate-454k347k347k347k
Change In Cash23.15M61.34M5.34M-5.13M