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).

## RRL 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 Regis Resources Limited (RRL), the free cash flow value is 98.65M.

All amounts in AUD

Operating Cash
343.01M
Capital Expenditure
-244.37M
Free Cash Flow
98.65M

Regis Resources 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).

## RRL Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Regis Resources Limited (ASX:RRL).

30 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 201830 Jun 2017
Net Income199.52M163.15M174.23M138.16M
Depreciation123.55M82.31M65.99M61.56M
Change To Netincome-12.17M-6.91M1.18M-355k
Change To Account Receivables-751k-774k3.82M-2.54M
Change To Liabilities29.6M37.73M16.48M36.59M
Change To Inventory3.41M3.33M-13.48M-18.67M
Change To Operating Activities4.6M-1.34M-554k-1.36M
Total Cash From Operating Activities343.01M275.49M259.73M206.08M
Capital Expenditures-244.37M-187.4M-115.91M-108.14M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-244.34M-187.29M-117.63M-104.78M
Dividends Paid-81.31M-81.2M-80.66M-80.08M
Net Borrowings-13.89M-1.05M-1.5M-1.49M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-14k-65k-53k-19k
Total Cash From Financing Activities-94.94M-80.62M-80.41M-81.41M
Change In Cash3.73M7.58M61.69M19.89M
Issuance Of Stock279k1.7M1.81M175k