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).

BRBY 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 Burberry Group plc (BRBY), the free cash flow value is 575.00M.

All amounts in GBP

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Burberry Group 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).

BRBY Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Burberry Group plc (LSE:BRBY).

02 Apr 2022 27 Mar 2021 28 Mar 2020 30 Mar 2019
Net Income 396M 376M 121.7M 339.3M
Depreciation 275M 244M 305.3M 88.1M
Change To Netincome -64M -35M 69.7M 15.3M
Change To Account Receivables -5M -39M -9.8M -54.6M
Change To Liabilities 81M -7M -84M 54.9M
Change To Inventory -22M 21M 27.4M -59.3M
Total Cash From Operating Activities 699M 592M 455.8M 411.4M
Capital Expenditures -124M -73M -85.3M -62.6M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities -4M -3M -5.6M -5.6M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -164M -91M -151.4M -124.5M
Dividends Paid -219M -219M -175.2M -171.1M
Net Borrowings -202M -156M 61.9M 61.9M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities -3M -5M -2.7M -11.1M
Total Cash From Financing Activities -581M -159M -262.9M -343.4M
Effect Of Exchange Rate 7M -13M 8.5M 1.7M
Change In Cash -39M 329M 50M -54.8M
Repurchase Of Stock -161M -161M -150.7M -163.5M
Issuance Of Stock 4M 2M 3.8M 2.3M