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).

AUC 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 Ausgold Limited (AUC), the free cash flow value is -3.37M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-866.6k
Capital Expenditure
-2.51M
Free Cash Flow
-3.37M

Ausgold 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).

AUC Cash Flow Statement History

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

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income-1.82M-1.78M-1.14M-2.67M
Depreciation765.69k545.91k61.48k1.12M
Change To Netincome274.51k228.87k164.2k634.63k
Change To Account Receivables-2.11k7.84k-5.63k-6.1k
Change To Liabilities-9.37k-38.87k-140.81k214.98k
Change To Operating Activities-71.98k155.2k24.38k7.83k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-866.6k-882.46k-1.03M-704.89k
Capital Expenditures-2.51M-2.63M-3.64M-1.89M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-2.51M-2.63M-3.64M-1.96M
Net Borrowings-113.13k-19.52k-19.52k-19.52k
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-228.85k-186.14k-32.16k-155.19k
Total Cash From Financing Activities4.1M1.59M6.29M3.15M
Change In Cash727.32k-1.92M1.61M482.21k
Issuance Of Stock4.44M1.8M6.32M3.3M