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 493000.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
589k
Capital Expenditure
-96k
Free Cash Flow
493000

BLIS Technologies 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).

BLT Cash Flow Statement History

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

31 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 201931 Mar 2018
Net Income564k1.6M381k-1.04M
Depreciation357k386k333k324k
Change To Netincome26k25k-11k-30k
Change To Account Receivables2k797k-1.68M456k
Change To Liabilities29k569k362k109k
Change To Inventory-319k-308k-28k6k
Change To Operating Activities-106k18k-132k8k
Total Cash From Operating Activities589k3.2M-583k118k
Capital Expenditures-96k-73k-75k-355k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-1.48M-167k-130k-476k
Net Borrowings-172k-773k539k290k
Total Cash From Financing Activities-139k-740k572k322k
Effect Of Exchange Rate6k6k6k30k
Change In Cash-1.03M2.29M-135k-6k
Issuance Of Stock33k33k33k32k