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 12.574B.

All amounts in HKD

Operating Cash
15.66B
Capital Expenditure
-3.08B
Free Cash Flow
12.574B

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 202130 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 2018
Net Income26.75B23.69B45.08B50.12B
Depreciation3.48B3.38B2.16B2.01B
Change To Netincome-6.68B-4.23B-4B-3.69B
Change To Account Receivables-3.5B3.74B-2.21B-2.33B
Change To Liabilities-13.31B3.86B2.69B5.61B
Change To Inventory-4.28B4.42B-17.49B-29.7B
Change To Operating Activities1.23B-1.37B-1.37B-1.37B
Total Cash From Operating Activities15.66B46.5B19.75B7.37B
Capital Expenditures-3.08B-2.89B-7.84B-8.82B
Investments-1.12B-6.62B-253M325M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-9.56B-47.7B-12.84B-23.75B
Dividends Paid-14.43B-14.51B-13.79B-12.34B
Net Borrowings1.62B17.16B4.05B23.82B
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-295M8.65B1.65B2.53B
Total Cash From Financing Activities-16.9B11.32B-8.07B14.07B
Effect Of Exchange Rate1.3B-402M-451M277M
Change In Cash-9.5B9.72B-1.6B-2.04B
Repurchase Of Stock-3.79B-3.79B-58M-20M