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).

## TATAMETALI 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 Tata Metaliks Limited (TATAMETALI), the free cash flow value is 1.456889B.

All amounts in INR

Operating Cash
4.7B
Capital Expenditure
-3.25B
Free Cash Flow
1.456889B

Tata Metaliks 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).

## TATAMETALI Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Tata Metaliks Limited (NSE:TATAMETALI).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income2.37B2.2B1.66B1.82B
Depreciation609.49M663.08M644.97M575.63M
Change To Netincome222.54M561.8M248.57M177.99M
Change To Liabilities
Change To Inventory-686.94M-108.75M-704.47M-1.16B
Change To Operating Activities2.18B-510.04M-1.15B2.34B
Total Cash From Operating Activities4.7B2.81B701.47M3.75B
Capital Expenditures-3.25B-1.44B-1.39B-983.72M
Investments-1.11B100M-99.9M100.17M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities107.92M-1.45B27.08M287k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-3.81B-2.79B-1.46B-871.74M
Dividends Paid-126.31M-67.19M-94.15M-71.64M
Net Borrowings-185.21M-2.06B2.03B-4.35B
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-249.7M-249.71M-378.96M-559.5M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-561.22M-699.68M1.56B-2.62B
Change In Cash334.59M-675.2M801.26M251.28M