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).

0101 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 Hang Lung Properties Limited (0101), the free cash flow value is 2.732B.

All amounts in HKD

Operating Cash
2.73B
Capital Expenditure
-
Free Cash Flow
2.732B

Hang Lung 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).

0101 Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Hang Lung Properties Limited (HKEX:0101).

31 Dec 202131 Dec 202031 Dec 201931 Dec 2018
Net Income3.87B-2.57B6.17B8.08B
Depreciation61M48M50M45M
Change To Netincome1.55B7.21B-1.07B-2.89B
Change To Account Receivables-243M-1.22B-248M-33M
Change To Liabilities
Change To Inventory-3.41B-318M83M370M
Change To Operating Activities908M257M328M164M
Total Cash From Operating Activities2.73B3.41B5.32B5.74B
Investments1.18B716M1.87B7.91B
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities116M189M211M497M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-1.42B-2.2B-9.96B-5.26B
Dividends Paid-3.46B-3.42B-3.37B-3.37B
Net Borrowings7.3B7.45B2.68B3.05B
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-1.89B-1.73B-1.79B-1.6B
Total Cash From Financing Activities1.98B2.31B-2.48B-1.93B
Effect Of Exchange Rate73M139M-55M-370M
Change In Cash3.36B3.66B-7.18B-1.82B
Issuance Of Stock29M1M1M3M