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
91.3M
Capital Expenditure
-1.87M
Free Cash Flow
89.43M

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
Depreciation23.07M9.81M6.72M6.61M
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
Investments-136.74M1.47M-3M-8.47M
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