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).

PCT 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 Precinct Properties New Zealand Limited (PCT), the free cash flow value is -136.00M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
Capital Expenditure
Free Cash Flow

Precinct Properties New Zealand 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).

PCT Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Precinct Properties New Zealand Limited (NZX:PCT).

30 Jun 202130 Jun 202030 Jun 201930 Jun 2018
Net Income187.7M30.2M190.2M254.9M
Change To Netincome-337.5M60.9M-115.3M-178.3M
Change To Account Receivables-2.9M500k-3.3M-100k
Change To Liabilities
Change To Operating Activities-1.6M-11.4M-8M-11.5M
Total Cash From Operating Activities-136M82.7M64.2M74.9M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities-5.9M-6.1M-1.1M-3M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-93.2M-238.5M-93.5M-305.9M
Dividends Paid-84.7M-81.8M-75.1M-69.6M
Net Borrowings97.8M238.6M-40.9M299.2M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities-3.4M-100k-2.6M-2.6M
Total Cash From Financing Activities229.7M156.7M33.3M229.6M
Change In Cash500k900k4M-1.4M
Issuance Of Stock220M220M151.9M151.9M