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).

BLND 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 British Land Company Plc (BLND), the free cash flow value is 245.00M.

All amounts in GBP

Operating Cash
245M
Capital Expenditure
-
Free Cash Flow
245.00M

British Land Company Plc 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).

BLND Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for British Land Company Plc (LSE:BLND).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income958M-1.03B-1.03B-291M
Depreciation5M4M4M5M
Change To Netincome-718M1.18B1.4B899M
Change To Liabilities
Total Cash From Operating Activities245M149M375M613M
Investments155M23M-128M-34M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities128M38M1M244M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-385M910M-361M187M
Dividends Paid-155M-76M-295M-298M
Net Borrowings266M-1.01B379M-130M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-51M-11M-27M-33M
Total Cash From Financing Activities60M-1.1B-63M-663M
Change In Cash-80M-39M-49M137M