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).

GICHSGFIN 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 GIC Housing Finance Limited (GICHSGFIN), the free cash flow value is 12.8576B.

All amounts in INR

Operating Cash
12.86B
Capital Expenditure
-2.1M
Free Cash Flow
12.8576B

GIC Housing Finance 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).

GICHSGFIN Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for GIC Housing Finance Limited (NSE:GICHSGFIN).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income1.74B1.06B456.1M1.72B
Depreciation85.8M44.8M61.3M7.2M
Change To Netincome11.09B5.41B-401.3M-18.31B
Change To Liabilities37.1M-80.5M55.7M54M
Change To Operating Activities-89.6M-949.3M45M77.6M
Total Cash From Operating Activities12.86B5.48B216.8M-16.45B
Capital Expenditures-2.1M-4.2M-6.3M-15.3M
Investments18.8M18.5M33.7M26.1M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities1.3M1.3M1.3M1.3M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-32.6M-138.4M-106.3M11.5M
Dividends Paid-215.4M-107.7M-296.1M-296.2M
Net Borrowings-8.7B-5.47B867.8M16.75B
Total Cash From Financing Activities-8.92B-5.58B510.8M16.39B
Change In Cash3.91B-238.7M621.3M-53M