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).

GWC 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 Goodwood Capital Limited (GWC), the free cash flow value is -127960.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
-127.96k
Capital Expenditure
-
Free Cash Flow
-127960

Goodwood Capital 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).

GWC Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Goodwood Capital Limited (NZX:GWC).

31 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 201931 Mar 2018
Net Income-319.29k54.92k-1.06M-266.9k
Change To Netincome485.76k-78.1k-425.99k389.96k
Change To Account Receivables-27.3k-27.3k1.95M1.4M
Change To Liabilities-267.12k15k-1.51M-1.6M
Total Cash From Operating Activities-127.96k-8.18k-654.04k-27.49k
Total Cash From Financing Activities177.67k177.67k-539.61k535.29k
Change In Cash49.71k-8.18k-1.07M510.92k
Issuance Of Stock177.67k177.67k55k110k