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).

## MANALIPETC 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 Manali Petrochemicals Limited (MANALIPETC), the free cash flow value is 3.458418B.

All amounts in INR

Operating Cash
3.73B
Capital Expenditure
-272.16M
Free Cash Flow
3.458418B

Manali Petrochemicals 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).

## MANALIPETC Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Manali Petrochemicals Limited (NSE:MANALIPETC).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income3.81B2.01B466.57M765.93M
Depreciation156.84M210.12M144.72M110.46M
Change To Netincome-50.55M135.54M5.68M-96.41M
Change To Account Receivables137.23M-654.75M37.8M-130.54M
Change To Liabilities131.86M338.5M-388.56M264.24M
Change To Inventory-173.88M185.5M290.09M-454.4M
Change To Operating Activities-281.76M-46.96M317.78M-324.47M
Total Cash From Operating Activities3.73B2.18B874.09M134.8M
Capital Expenditures-272.16M-244.87M-293.67M-194.04M
Investments512k-484k-158k146k
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities140.45M102.9M87.83M23.43M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-131.19M-142.46M-205.99M-170.47M
Dividends Paid-258.01M-129.03M-129M-86M
Net Borrowings43.87M-113.62M-81.7M107.45M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-47.31M-39.54M-77.75M-40.93M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-261.45M-282.19M-288.45M-19.48M
Effect Of Exchange Rate-31.12M107.84M29.32M-34.11M
Change In Cash3.31B1.86B408.96M-89.25M