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).

GFL 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 Geneva Finance Limited (GFL), the free cash flow value is 11.60M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Geneva Finance 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).

GFL Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Geneva Finance Limited (NZX:GFL).

31 Mar 2022 31 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2019
Net Income 5.51M 6.18M 3.71M 4.05M
Depreciation 469k 459k 447k 167k
Change To Netincome 2.27M 435k 2.26M 6.24M
Change To Liabilities 76k -1.27M -2.67M -1.96M
Change To Operating Activities 3.37M -5.55M 2.34M -13.48M
Total Cash From Operating Activities 11.67M 119k 6.38M -4.74M
Capital Expenditures -65k -65k -243k -183k
Investments 170k 3.5M 3.5M -2.47M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -57k 3.3M -2.47M -3.57M
Dividends Paid -2.71M -1.98M -2.55M -2.5M
Net Borrowings 2.13M 6.37M 1.02M 13.09M
Total Cash From Financing Activities -578k 3.76M -1.53M 12.08M
Change In Cash 11.03M 7.18M 2.37M 3.78M