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).

MNDI 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 Mondi plc (MNDI), the free cash flow value is 532.00M.

All amounts in EUR

Operating Cash
1.15B
Capital Expenditure
-618M
Free Cash Flow
532.00M

Mondi 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).

MNDI Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Mondi plc (LSE:MNDI).

31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2018
Net Income 756M 582M 812M 824M
Depreciation 464M 451M 458M 471M
Change To Netincome 135M 160M 106M 236M
Change To Account Receivables -334M 8M 91M -84M
Change To Liabilities 367M 49M -55M 79M
Change To Inventory -238M 68M -1M -112M
Total Cash From Operating Activities 1.15B 1.32B 1.39B 1.41B
Capital Expenditures -618M -673M -805M -762M
Investments -1M 1M -5M -7M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities 7M 3M -2M 8M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -670M -675M -794M -1.16B
Dividends Paid -298M -237M -396M -309M
Net Borrowings 32M -2M -91M 749M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities -99M -23M -111M -124M
Total Cash From Financing Activities -372M -268M -610M -183M
Effect Of Exchange Rate -1M -20M 1M 7M
Change In Cash 107M 355M -15M 74M
Repurchase Of Stock -7M -6M -12M -15M