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).

LAND 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 Land Securities Group plc (LAND), the free cash flow value is 233.00M.

All amounts in GBP

Operating Cash
233M
Capital Expenditure
-
Free Cash Flow
233.00M

Land Securities 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).

LAND Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Land Securities Group plc (LSE:LAND).

31 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 201931 Mar 2018
Net Income-1.39B-832M-119M-44M
Depreciation2M1M2M4M
Change To Netincome1.63B1.22B532M550M
Change To Account Receivables8M3M20M-53M
Change To Liabilities
Change To Operating Activities-14M8M-14M-14M
Total Cash From Operating Activities233M401M424M445M
Investments16M56M33M712M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities4M4M-4M-72M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities334M-116M-166M358M
Dividends Paid-127M-342M-338M-314M
Net Borrowings-1.77B1.46B70M434M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-18M-70M-38M-416M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-1.91B1.05B-306M-771M
Change In Cash-1.34B1.33B-48M32M