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).

IPL 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 Investore Property Limited (IPL), the free cash flow value is 27.26M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
27.54M
Capital Expenditure
-278k
Free Cash Flow
27.26M

Investore Property 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).

IPL Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Investore Property Limited (NZX:IPL).

31 Mar 202231 Mar 202131 Mar 202031 Mar 2019
Net Income118.17M161.26M28.61M38.56M
Depreciation66k65k43k1k
Change To Netincome-90.5M-134.47M-11.57M-16.91M
Change To Account Receivables-421k92k-145k-170k
Change To Liabilities-159k-191k1.72M-615k
Change To Operating Activities-733k-178k-601k-324k
Total Cash From Operating Activities27.54M26.93M18.33M21.18M
Capital Expenditures-278k-278k-278k-278k
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities-4.99M-4.99M-4.99M-4.99M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-73.24M-140.57M5.63M-5.54M
Dividends Paid-28.81M-27.98M-20.7M-19.68M
Net Borrowings74.93M41.53M-80.17M9.59M
Total Cash From Financing Activities46.13M116.21M-24.84M-12.72M
Change In Cash429k2.57M-882k2.91M