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).

POT 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 Port of Tauranga Limited (POT), the free cash flow value is 123.80M.

All amounts in NZD

Operating Cash
145.25M
Capital Expenditure
-21.45M
Free Cash Flow
123.80M

Port of Tauranga 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).

POT Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Port of Tauranga Limited (NZX:POT).

30 Jun 2022 30 Jun 2021 30 Jun 2020 30 Jun 2019
Net Income 111.32M 102.38M 88.68M 100.58M
Depreciation 36.09M 33.45M 29.25M 27.16M
Change To Netincome -8.21M -11.16M -7.27M -6.46M
Change To Account Receivables 1.48M -31.58M 9.21M -10.61M
Change To Liabilities 1.26M 4.51M -1.78M 1.28M
Change To Inventory -1M 374k -17k -964k
Total Cash From Operating Activities 145.25M 99.68M 117.14M 112.19M
Capital Expenditures -21.45M -22.36M -38.69M -41.4M
Investments 7.91M 10.32M 10.1M 10.84M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities -488k -488k -488k -488k
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -14.12M -12.16M -29.1M -31.55M
Dividends Paid -95.24M -84.35M -90.47M -88.43M
Net Borrowings -35.57M -3.85M 41.83M 41.25M
Total Cash From Financing Activities -131.74M -88.2M -83.38M -82.58M
Change In Cash -614k -679k 4.66M -1.93M
Repurchase Of Stock -931k -931k -716k -1.39M