Finance: Free Cash Flow
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(5 points) To get from net operating profits after tax (NOPAT) to free cash flows (FCF), you need to ADD back depreciation, SUBTRACT capital expenditures and ADD net working capital (i.e., current operating assets  current operating liabilities). (Free cash flow is another name for cash flows.) Your Answer   Score  Explanation  False.  ✔  5.00  Correct. You understand the nature of "capital."  True.     Total   5.00 / 5.00  
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This is an important issue that makes you focus on differences between stocks and flows.
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(5 points) Last year your firm had revenue of $20 million, cost of goods sold (COGS) of $12 million, Selling, General, & Administration costs (SG&A) of $2 million, Account Receivables (AR) of $6 million, Account Payables (AP) of $4 million and Inventory of $4 million. What will be the free cash flow next/this year if you boost revenue 6% and AR 12%, while holding COGS growth to 3% and everything else remains the same as last year? (Assume no taxes and no new capital expenditures.) (You are encouraged to use a spreadsheet even for this specific type of question.) Your Answer   Score  Explanation  4170000  ✘  0.00  Review the basics; see template and references.  6120000     7240000     5250000 

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