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).

NPH 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 Napier Port Holdings Limited (NPH), the free cash flow value is -39.03M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Napier Port Holdings 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).

NPH Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Napier Port Holdings Limited (NZX:NPH).

30 Sep 2022 30 Sep 2021 30 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2019
Net Income 20.42M 23.16M 22.01M 6.85M
Depreciation 13.04M 12.29M 11.97M 11.48M
Change To Netincome -186k -72k -1.06M 7.93M
Change To Account Receivables 1.15M -1.71M -1.79M -374k
Change To Liabilities 949k 2.36M -3.07M 1.58M
Change To Operating Activities 25k 18k 11k 19k
Total Cash From Operating Activities 33.04M 34.83M 29.33M 29.34M
Capital Expenditures -72.07M -103.68M -45.99M -17.42M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -71.87M -103.62M -46.01M -17.49M
Dividends Paid -14.99M -15.59M -5M -10M
Net Borrowings 54.97M 77.79M -200k -80.69M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities -713k -40k -1.47M -79.55M
Total Cash From Financing Activities 39.37M 62.26M -6.6M 19.48M
Change In Cash 539k -6.53M -23.29M 31.33M
Issuance Of Stock 110k 100k 67k 234M