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).

0175 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 Geely Automobile Holdings Limited (0175), the free cash flow value is 12.50243B.

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Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Geely Automobile Holdings 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).

0175 Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Geely Automobile Holdings Limited (HKEX:0175).

31 Dec 2022 31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019
Net Income 5.26B 4.85B 5.53B 8.19B
Depreciation 3.52B 2.67B 2.34B 1.52B
Change To Netincome -3.23B -1.55B -1.85B -1.36B
Change To Account Receivables -131.68M -2.94B -4.03B -3.77B
Change To Liabilities 11.11B 9.37B -4.65B 6.45B
Change To Inventory -5.3B -1.27B 1.1B -699.39M
Total Cash From Operating Activities 16.02B 15.35B 1.6B 12.54B
Capital Expenditures -3.52B -2.83B -2.81B -2.87B
Investments -2.19B -391.75M -49.49M -1.85B
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities 838.33M 1.63B 160.99M 118.62M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -12.13B -7.16B -5.43B -10.79B
Dividends Paid -1.93B -1.74B -2.26B -2.81B
Net Borrowings 3.99B -90.25M -35.32M 654.24M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities -750.42M 2.71B -110.58M -150.43M
Total Cash From Financing Activities 1.33B 916.02M 3.76B 1.76B
Effect Of Exchange Rate 114.22M -68.04M -231.88M 34.06M
Change In Cash 5.33B 9.04B -304.37M 3.54B
Issuance Of Stock 8.61M 30.73M 6.17B 4.07B