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