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? asked in Business & FinanceCorporations · 8 years ago

Calculate FREE CASH FLOW - Accounting?

In a recent year, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation reported cash provided by operating activities of $155,793,000, cash used in investing of $207,826,000, and cash used in financing of $33,372,000. In addition, cash spent for fixed assets during the period was $132,280,000. No dividends were paid.

Calculate free cash flow.

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  • JKRB
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Operating activities cash flow - Capital expenditures = Free cash flow

    155,793,000 - 132,280,000 = $23,513,000 FCF

    Source(s): Accounting Fan
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  • lesser
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Accounting Free Cash Flow

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  • 4 years ago

    A measure of financial performance calculated as operating cash flow minus capital expenditures. Free cash flow (FCF) represents the cash that a company is able to generate after laying out the money required to maintain or expand its asset base. Free cash flow is important because it allows a company to pursue opportunities that enhance shareholder value. Without cash, it's tough to develop new products, make acquisitions, pay dividends and reduce debt. FCF is calculated as:

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