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).

MZY 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 Smartshares Aus Mid Cap (MZY), the free cash flow value is 1.39M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Smartshares Aus Mid Cap 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).

MZY Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Smartshares Aus Mid Cap (NZX:MZY).

31 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2017
Net Income -22.76M 1.43M 8.84M 24.19M
Change To Netincome 24.59M 1.08M -6.44M -22.52M
Change To Account Receivables 56k -111k -34k -596.57k
Change To Liabilities 8k -27k 19k 212.57k
Change To Operating Activities 46k 91k 1k 10.29k
Total Cash From Operating Activities 1.39M 2.1M 3.1M 1.63M
Investments -500k -2.1M -3.62M -1.12M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -500k -2.1M -3.62M -1.11M
Dividends Paid -2.04M -2.01M -1.81M -1.39M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities 39k 39k 39k 39k
Total Cash From Financing Activities -2M -80k 84k 3.5M
Change In Cash -1.11M -75k -423k 4.01M