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).

## NZL 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 New Zealand Rural Land Company Limited (NZL), the free cash flow value is 4.81M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
5.05M
Capital Expenditure
-242k
Free Cash Flow
4.81M

New Zealand Rural Land Company 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).

## NZL Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for New Zealand Rural Land Company Limited (NZX:NZL).

31 Dec 2022 30 Jun 2022 30 Jun 2021
Net Income 10.53M 39.68M 18.14M
Change To Netincome -7.09M -35.52M -18.74M
Change To Liabilities -916k 649k 369.6k
Change To Operating Activities 2.48M -698k -734.4k
Total Cash From Operating Activities 5.05M 4.17M -991.2k
Capital Expenditures -242k -181k -181k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -12.83M -102.69M -151.43M
Dividends Paid -3.7M -1.75M -1.75M
Net Borrowings 12.4M 46.51M 65.55M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities -86k -551k -2.84M
Total Cash From Financing Activities 9.66M 79.03M 177.01M
Change In Cash 1.88M -19.49M 24.6M
Issuance Of Stock 1.04M 34.82M 114.3M