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).

SICAGEN 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 Sicagen India Limited (SICAGEN), the free cash flow value is -54.70M.

All amounts in INR

Operating Cash
-40.9M
Capital Expenditure
-13.8M
Free Cash Flow
-54.70M

Sicagen India 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).

SICAGEN Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Sicagen India Limited (NSE:SICAGEN).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income-6.1M-32M3.6M1.3M
Depreciation109.3M95.7M97.8M59.7M
Change To Netincome134.8M65.5M95.4M99.2M
Change To Account Receivables-770.5M344.8M601.3M-842.7M
Change To Liabilities859.4M-614.2M-869.6M931.5M
Change To Inventory6.2M279.4M-169.5M66.7M
Change To Operating Activities-374M166.1M-131.9M-122.3M
Total Cash From Operating Activities-40.9M309M-369.3M196.1M
Capital Expenditures-13.8M-20.5M-52.3M-38.2M
Investments2.3M-183.9M467.3M-471.7M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities29.2M33.8M26.4M40.3M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities173.1M-167.6M447.2M-50.1M
Dividends Paid-23.7M-19.8M-19.1M-28.5M
Net Borrowings-77.5M-45.8M-79.7M-6.2M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-52.5M-49.8M-80.7M-81.3M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-153.7M-115.4M-179.5M-116M
Change In Cash-21.5M26M-101.6M30M