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 202131 Dec 202031 Dec 201931 Dec 2018
Net Income756M582M812M824M
Depreciation464M451M458M471M
Change To Netincome135M160M106M236M
Change To Account Receivables-334M8M91M-84M
Change To Liabilities367M49M-55M79M
Change To Inventory-238M68M-1M-112M
Total Cash From Operating Activities1.15B1.32B1.39B1.41B
Capital Expenditures-618M-673M-805M-762M
Investments-1M1M-5M-7M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities7M3M-2M8M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-670M-675M-794M-1.16B
Dividends Paid-298M-237M-396M-309M
Net Borrowings32M-2M-91M749M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-99M-23M-111M-124M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-372M-268M-610M-183M
Effect Of Exchange Rate-1M-20M1M7M
Change In Cash107M355M-15M74M
Repurchase Of Stock-7M-6M-12M-15M