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 2022 31 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2019
Net Income 118.17M 161.26M 28.61M 38.56M
Depreciation 66k 65k 43k 1k
Change To Netincome -90.5M -134.47M -11.57M -16.91M
Change To Account Receivables -421k 92k -145k -170k
Change To Liabilities -159k -191k 1.72M -615k
Change To Operating Activities -733k -178k -601k -324k
Total Cash From Operating Activities 27.54M 26.93M 18.33M 21.18M
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 -140.57M 5.63M -5.54M
Dividends Paid -28.81M -27.98M -20.7M -19.68M
Net Borrowings 74.93M 41.53M -80.17M 9.59M
Total Cash From Financing Activities 46.13M 116.21M -24.84M -12.72M
Change In Cash 429k 2.57M -882k 2.91M