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).

CDI 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 CDL Investments New Zealand Limited (CDI), the free cash flow value is 4.11M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
4.12M
Capital Expenditure
-3k
Free Cash Flow
4.11M

CDL Investments New Zealand 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).

CDI Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for CDL Investments New Zealand Limited (NZX:CDI).

31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2018
Net Income 31.26M 30.1M 34.14M 33.64M
Depreciation 86k 15k 15k 1k
Change To Netincome -4.33M 22k -360k 1.69M
Change To Account Receivables -1.99M 446k -1.95M -258k
Change To Liabilities 3.39M 2.96M -1.18M 47k
Change To Inventory -24.3M 21.24M -12.96M -45.02M
Total Cash From Operating Activities 4.12M 54.79M 17.71M -9.91M
Capital Expenditures -3k -6k -6k -6k
Investments 56.62M -67M 19M 7.88M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities 41.02M -70.33M 18.99M 7.88M
Dividends Paid -2.02M -8.48M -9.22M -9.16M
Net Borrowings -17k -16k -16k -16k
Total Cash From Financing Activities -2.23M -8.78M -9.55M -9.47M
Change In Cash 42.91M -24.32M 27.16M -11.49M