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).

HLG 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 Hallenstein Glasson Holdings Limited (HLG), the free cash flow value is 53.54M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Hallenstein Glasson Holdings 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).

HLG Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Hallenstein Glasson Holdings Limited (NZX:HLG).

01 Aug 202101 Aug 202001 Aug 201901 Aug 2018
Net Income33.32M27.77M29.02M27.36M
Change To Netincome-808k-4.16M-2.09M390k
Change To Account Receivables1.58M2.8M-2.13M599k
Change To Liabilities-5.82M14.25M4.61M-787k
Change To Inventory-3.17M-626k-3.05M-354k
Total Cash From Operating Activities61.43M71.31M35.99M35.31M
Capital Expenditures-7.89M-11.84M-20.22M-9.31M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities189k139k266k499k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-7.59M-6.9M-12.14M-8.32M
Dividends Paid-36.98M-14.32M-26.25M-22.07M
Net Borrowings-25.41M-16.99M-16.99M-16.99M
Total Cash From Financing Activities-64.28M-31.28M-24.8M-22.09M
Change In Cash-10.44M33.14M-947k4.9M
Repurchase Of Stock-1.96M-1.96M-1.96M-800k
Issuance Of Stock74k27k1.29M606k