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 -68.89M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
34.79M
Capital Expenditure
-103.68M
Free Cash Flow
-68.89M

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 202130 Sep 202030 Sep 201930 Sep 2018
Net Income23.16M22.01M6.85M17.58M
Depreciation12.29M11.97M11.48M10.26M
Change To Netincome-72k-1.06M7.93M-189k
Change To Account Receivables-1.71M-1.79M-374k-300k
Change To Liabilities2.32M-3.07M1.58M633k
Change To Operating Activities18k11k19k47k
Total Cash From Operating Activities34.79M29.33M29.34M28.36M
Capital Expenditures-103.68M-45.99M-17.42M-15.59M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-103.62M-46.01M-17.49M-15.6M
Dividends Paid-15.59M-5M-10M-10M
Net Borrowings77.79M-200k-80.69M-3.1M
Total Cash From Financing Activities62.3M-6.6M19.48M-13.1M
Change In Cash-6.53M-23.29M31.33M-340k
Issuance Of Stock100k67k234M234M