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 2021 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2018
Net Income 4.06B 1.43B 857.9M 1.06B
Depreciation 5M 4M 3.4M 2.9M
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 Inventory 12M -20M 30.9M -19.5M
Change To Operating Activities 24M 22M 50.3M 10.9M
Total Cash From Operating Activities 311M 199M 210.3M 200.3M
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 Borrowings 1.07B 427M -241.8M 162.1M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities 24M -55M 19M -6.4M
Total Cash From Financing Activities 918M 863M 76.1M 34.8M
Change In Cash -44M -44M 66M -42.8M
Repurchase Of Stock -3M -2M -3.4M -1.1M
Issuance Of Stock 1M 672M 444M 600k