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 -888378.

All amounts in CAD

Operating Cash
-802.87k
Capital Expenditure
-85.51k
Free Cash Flow
-888378

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 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income-1.03M-572.94k-640.3k-911.84k
Depreciation3.17k3.17k9898
Change To Netincome157.41k157.41k39.1k159.11k
Change To Account Receivables-10.96k5.04k-1.34k907
Change To Liabilities-421-116.46k170.73k-146.34k
Change To Operating Activities81.33k-83.18k-15.34k82.84k
Total Cash From Operating Activities-802.87k-767.55k-444.99k-811.59k
Capital Expenditures-85.51k-72.83k-87.57k-219.61k
Investments-5.42k-5.42k-5.42k-5.42k
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities-78.58k-78.58k-78.58k4.68k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-164.5k-72.83k-87.57k-214.93k
Total Cash From Financing Activities2.01M1.17M320.53k1.19M
Effect Of Exchange Rate-52.99k33.81k-19.23k-630
Change In Cash988.6k366.52k-231.26k162.13k
Issuance Of Stock2.01M1.17M320.53k1.19M