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).

FLTR 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 Flutter Entertainment plc (FLTR), the free cash flow value is 596.20M.

All amounts in GBP

Operating Cash
685.5M
Capital Expenditure
-89.3M
Free Cash Flow
596.20M

Flutter Entertainment 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).

FLTR Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Flutter Entertainment plc (LSE:FLTR).

31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2018
Net Income -415.8M 37.9M 144M 201.4M
Depreciation 797.7M 645.5M 257.7M 191.5M
Change To Netincome 280.1M 16.8M -51.5M -7.8M
Change To Account Receivables -40.5M 18.1M 13.1M -30.2M
Change To Liabilities 64M 280.1M 56.1M -24.5M
Total Cash From Operating Activities 685.5M 998.4M 419.4M 330.4M
Capital Expenditures -89.3M -59.3M -44M -31.6M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities 300k -3.5M 900k 1.7M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -238.9M 234.9M -234.2M -74.3M
Net Borrowings 368.6M -968.9M 46.4M 143.2M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities -284.3M -1.75B -12.9M 2M
Total Cash From Financing Activities -83.2M -754.8M -205.9M -436.5M
Effect Of Exchange Rate -15.1M 16.8M 100k -2.5M
Change In Cash 348.3M 495.3M -20.6M -182.9M
Repurchase Of Stock -180.7M -180.7M -86.8M -415M
Issuance Of Stock 13.2M 1.97B 3.6M 2.3M