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).

## 0016 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 Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (0016), the free cash flow value is 11.612B.

All amounts in HKD

Operating Cash
15.39B
Capital Expenditure
-3.78B
Free Cash Flow
11.612B

Sun Hung Kai Properties 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).

## 0016 Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (HKEX:0016).

30 Jun 2022 30 Jun 2021 30 Jun 2020 30 Jun 2019
Net Income 25.56B 26.75B 23.69B 45.08B
Depreciation 3.62B 3.48B 3.38B 2.16B
Change To Netincome 177M 3.81B -4.23B -4B
Change To Account Receivables -3.57B -3.5B 3.74B -2.21B
Change To Liabilities -3.88B -13.31B 3.86B 2.69B
Change To Inventory -9.71B -4.28B 4.42B -17.49B
Change To Operating Activities 1.62B 1.23B -1.37B -1.37B
Total Cash From Operating Activities 15.39B 15.66B 46.5B 19.75B
Capital Expenditures -3.78B -3.08B -2.89B -7.84B
Investments -64M -1.12B -6.62B -253M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -9.49B -9.56B -47.7B -12.84B
Dividends Paid -14.34B -14.43B -14.51B -13.79B
Net Borrowings 7.86B 1.47B 17.16B 3.98B
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities -2.43B -143M 8.65B 1.73B
Total Cash From Financing Activities -8.91B -16.9B 11.32B -8.07B
Effect Of Exchange Rate -350M 1.3B -402M -451M
Change In Cash -3.36B -9.5B 9.72B -1.6B