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).

AXT 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 Argo Exploration Limited (AXT), the free cash flow value is -123858.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
-123.86k
Capital Expenditure
-
Free Cash Flow
-123858

Argo Exploration 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).

AXT Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Argo Exploration Limited (ASX:AXT).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income-1.16M75.5k-3.95M-10.76M
Change To Netincome909.34k-340.73k3.71M12.32M
Change To Account Receivables-7.93k-8.73k-3.29k-2.33k
Change To Liabilities138.24k157.62k105.73k-1.76M
Total Cash From Operating Activities-123.86k-116.34k-137.08k-208.09k
Investments84.85k96.35k96.35k96.35k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities84.85k96.35k96.35k96.35k
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-2.03k-2.03k-2.03k-2.03k
Total Cash From Financing Activities117.97k117.97k117.97k117.97k
Change In Cash78.96k-19.99k-137.08k-208.09k
Issuance Of Stock120k120k120k120k