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).

## SUM 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 Summerset Group Holdings Limited (SUM), the free cash flow value is 325.49M.

All amounts in NZD

Summerset Group Holdings 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).

## SUM Cash Flow Statement History

Following table shows the history of Cash Flow Statements sheet for Summerset Group Holdings Limited (NZX:SUM).

31 Dec 2021 | 31 Dec 2020 | 31 Dec 2019 | 31 Dec 2018 | |
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Net Income | 543.66M | 230.78M | 175.26M | 214.5M |

Depreciation | 10.52M | 7.01M | 6.76M | 5.3M |

Change To Netincome | -605.43M | -272.34M | -202.49M | -241.42M |

Change To Account Receivables | -1.62M | 1.63M | -10.72M | -2.39M |

Change To Liabilities | -141k | 903k | 624k | 2.01M |

Change To Operating Activities | 435.38M | 297.78M | 267.39M | 238.42M |

Total Cash From Operating Activities | 383.4M | 266.85M | 237.9M | 217.8M |

Capital Expenditures | -57.92M | -37.43M | -29.53M | -24M |

Total Cashflows From Investing Activities | -425M | -318.78M | -327.41M | -290.4M |

Dividends Paid | -23.71M | -19.39M | -19.54M | -19.68M |

Net Borrowings | 65.38M | 76.91M | 134.37M | 103.66M |

Other Cashflows From Financing Activities | -12.41M | -15.44M | -13.55M | -13.37M |

Total Cash From Financing Activities | 34.2M | 46.28M | 103.49M | 72.51M |

Change In Cash | -7.39M | -5.64M | 13.98M | -84k |

Issuance Of Stock | 4.94M | 4.2M | 2.21M | 1.9M |