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