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).

## AVR 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 Anteris Technologies Ltd (AVR), the free cash flow value is -14.66M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-14.37M
Capital Expenditure
-288.52k
Free Cash Flow
-14.66M

Anteris Technologies Ltd 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).

## AVR Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Anteris Technologies Ltd (ASX:AVR).

31 Dec 202031 Dec 201931 Dec 201831 Dec 2017
Net Income-15.27M-5.82M-24.22M-17.26M
Depreciation1.18M1.23M1.03M1.65M
Change To Netincome-6.47M-12.96M-954.49k-1.35M
Change To Account Receivables5.87M-5.2M526.55k-1.13M
Change To Liabilities-908.09k-2.26M1.33M7.16M
Change To Inventory1.12M2.03M-1.14M-2.77M
Change To Operating Activities-20.34k-356.44k157.72k272.39k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-14.37M-22.87M-22.21M-13.25M
Capital Expenditures-288.52k-67.16k-611.22k-1.56M
Investments7.11M-7.54M-400k-400k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities7.76M20.57M-1.01M-2.29M
Net Borrowings855.93k710.38k-5M10M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-31.15k-701.78k-3.26M-995.78k
Total Cash From Financing Activities1.89M8.73k27.15M9.01M
Effect Of Exchange Rate103.1k-782.36k-151.25k523.04k
Change In Cash-4.61M-3.07M3.78M-6.01M
Issuance Of Stock1.07M13735.41M1.63k