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).

SGRO 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 SEGRO Plc (SGRO), the free cash flow value is 304.00M.

All amounts in GBP

Operating Cash
311M
Capital Expenditure
-7M
Free Cash Flow
304.00M

SEGRO 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).

SGRO Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for SEGRO Plc (LSE:SGRO).

31 Dec 202131 Dec 202031 Dec 201931 Dec 2018
Net Income4.06B1.43B857.9M1.06B
Depreciation5M4M3.4M2.9M
Change To Netincome-3.74B-1.18B-672.9M-842.9M
Change To Account Receivables-49M-52M-59.3M-13.7M
Change To Liabilities
Change To Inventory12M-20M30.9M-19.5M
Change To Operating Activities24M22M50.3M10.9M
Total Cash From Operating Activities311M199M210.3M200.3M
Capital Expenditures-7M-5M-2.7M-1.6M
Investments-43M-40M-13.4M-117.8M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-1.27B-1.11B-219.9M-278.1M
Dividends Paid-176M-179M-141.7M-120.4M
Net Borrowings1.07B427M-241.8M162.1M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities24M-55M19M-6.4M
Total Cash From Financing Activities918M863M76.1M34.8M
Change In Cash-44M-44M66M-42.8M
Repurchase Of Stock-3M-2M-3.4M-1.1M
Issuance Of Stock1M672M444M600k