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).

BLT 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 BLIS Technologies Limited (BLT), the free cash flow value is -2.52M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
-2.31M
Capital Expenditure
-213k
Free Cash Flow
-2.52M

BLIS Technologies 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).

BLT Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for BLIS Technologies Limited (NZX:BLT).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income-2.71M564k1.6M381k
Depreciation430k357k386k333k
Change To Netincome22k26k25k-11k
Change To Account Receivables-179k2k797k-1.68M
Change To Liabilities-311k29k569k362k
Change To Inventory222k-319k-308k-28k
Change To Operating Activities10k-106k18k-132k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-2.31M589k3.2M-583k
Capital Expenditures-213k-96k-73k-75k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-262k-1.48M-167k-130k
Net Borrowings-246k-172k-773k539k
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-54k-54k-54k-54k
Total Cash From Financing Activities8.92M-139k-740k572k
Effect Of Exchange Rate-22k6k6k6k
Change In Cash6.33M-1.03M2.29M-135k
Issuance Of Stock9.22M33k33k33k