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).

BGI 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 Blackwell Global Holdings Limited (BGI), the free cash flow value is 181056.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
182.01k
Capital Expenditure
-954
Free Cash Flow
181056

Blackwell Global Holdings 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).

BGI Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Blackwell Global Holdings Limited (NZX:BGI).

31 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 201931 Mar 2018
Net Income-779.56k-665.35k-584.93k-752.16k
Depreciation5.22k4.19k2.96k1k
Change To Netincome136.53k-4.26k74.97k39.23k
Change To Liabilities-48.94k-22.25k-56.94k-80.58k
Change To Operating Activities868.76k3.9M-2.12M-3.28M
Total Cash From Operating Activities182.01k3.21M-2.69M-4.08M
Capital Expenditures-954-10.53k-10.53k-2.67k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-954-10.53k-10.53k-2.67k
Change In Cash181.06k292.56k711.67k642.65k