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).

NILKAMAL 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 Nilkamal Limited (NILKAMAL), the free cash flow value is -950.34M.

All amounts in INR

Operating Cash
690.66M
Capital Expenditure
-1.64B
Free Cash Flow
-950.34M

Nilkamal Limited has a negative 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).

NILKAMAL Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Nilkamal Limited (NSE:NILKAMAL).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income833.5M1.13B1.42B1.17B
Depreciation1B963.71M932.95M510.09M
Change To Netincome149.23M169.52M-34.13M95.08M
Change To Account Receivables-31.09M138.75M173.75M277.95M
Change To Liabilities282.41M395.53M1.41M-375.17M
Change To Inventory-1.63B-916.12M-87.06M-135.23M
Change To Operating Activities79.8M140.96M102.56M195.69M
Total Cash From Operating Activities690.66M2.03B2.52B1.75B
Capital Expenditures-1.64B-775.89M-1.01B-1.14B
Investments639.17M-566.43M-128.1M17.92M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities30.92M97.34M38.45M32.31M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-888.83M-1.21B-1.52B-1.06B
Dividends Paid-149.22M-74.61M-425.98M-193.99M
Net Borrowings1.03B-394.23M-261.29M-338.17M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-280.42M-237.17M-309.78M-193.22M
Total Cash From Financing Activities595.86M-706.01M-997.05M-725.39M
Effect Of Exchange Rate-55.11M11.95M-3.83M-1.14M
Change In Cash342.59M126.67M52.48M-42.87M