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).

KOKUYOCMLN 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 Kokuyo Camlin Limited (KOKUYOCMLN), the free cash flow value is 115.28M.

All amounts in INR

Operating Cash
178.03M
Capital Expenditure
-62.74M
Free Cash Flow
115.28M

Kokuyo Camlin 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).

KOKUYOCMLN Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Kokuyo Camlin Limited (NSE:KOKUYOCMLN).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income-47.28M-146.18M43.56M152.03M
Depreciation175.31M182.79M188.44M172.77M
Change To Netincome33.63M90.33M107.3M104.36M
Change To Account Receivables-81.09M204.49M412.12M-83.97M
Change To Liabilities96.33M-327.16M-183.84M151.08M
Change To Inventory390k565.5M155.8M-404.51M
Change To Operating Activities-885k46.43M-82.27M-25.75M
Total Cash From Operating Activities178.03M617.43M645.45M75.18M
Capital Expenditures-62.74M-34.76M-138.19M-258.68M
Investments3.92M-4M52.82M-53.08M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities1.94M2.83M3.89M5.63M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-55.8M-34.05M-73.77M-305.84M
Net Borrowings-77.66M-475.73M-475.82M352.09M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-41.6M-89.29M-97.19M-114.98M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-119.27M-565.02M-573.02M236.86M
Change In Cash2.97M18.36M-1.34M6.2M