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).

ANSALHSG 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 Ansal Housing Limited (ANSALHSG), the free cash flow value is 57.69M.

All amounts in INR

Operating Cash
67.85M
Capital Expenditure
-10.16M
Free Cash Flow
57.69M

Ansal Housing Limited 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).

ANSALHSG Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Ansal Housing Limited (NSE:ANSALHSG).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income-233.36M-422.85M-579.02M-39.49M
Depreciation16.35M12.95M17M17.46M
Change To Netincome503.65M423.82M314.71M390.1M
Change To Account Receivables-61M-54.77M-184.37M167.74M
Change To Liabilities-73.94M152.67M-113.15M-435.62M
Change To Inventory423.58M505.23M544.64M134M
Change To Operating Activities-507.43M-52.36M589.72M322.29M
Total Cash From Operating Activities67.85M564.69M589.54M556.48M
Capital Expenditures-10.16M-2.21M-14.18M-1.99M
Investments-6.14M42.33M9.27M69.44M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities12.05M6.4M71.81M12.62M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities63.16M73.35M84.14M267.21M
Dividends Paid-1.3M-1.26M-597k-240k
Net Borrowings-121.97M-118.35M-61.06M102.97M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-204.79M-267.63M-605.05M-929.74M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-328.06M-387.24M-666.71M-827.01M
Change In Cash-197.05M250.8M6.96M-3.31M