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).

CRP 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 Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP), the free cash flow value is -840373.

All amounts in CAD

Operating Cash
-767.55k
Capital Expenditure
-72.83k
Free Cash Flow
-840373

Chatham Rock Phosphate 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).

CRP Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (NZX:CRP).

31 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 201931 Mar 2018
Net Income-572.94k-640.3k-911.84k-1.23M
Change To Account Receivables5.04k-1.34k90721.39k
Change To Liabilities-116.46k170.73k-146.34k-822.32k
Change To Operating Activities-83.18k-15.34k82.84k-389.57k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-767.55k-444.99k-811.59k-2.42M
Capital Expenditures-72.83k-87.57k-219.61k-219.61k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-72.83k-87.57k-214.93k457.44k
Total Cash From Financing Activities1.17M320.53k1.19M1.3M
Effect Of Exchange Rate33.81k-19.23k-630-17.25k
Change In Cash366.52k-231.26k162.13k-681.19k
Issuance Of Stock1.17M320.53k1.19M1.3M