Question 176 CFFA
Why is Capital Expenditure (CapEx) subtracted in the Cash Flow From Assets (CFFA) formula?
###CFFA=NI+Depr-CapEx - \Delta NWC+IntExp###
(a) CapEx is added in the Net Income (NI) equation so it needs subtracting in the CFFA equation.
(b) CapEx is a financing cash flow that needs to be ignored. Therefore it should be subtracted.
(c) CapEx is not a cash flow, it's a non-cash expense made up by accountants that needs to be subtracted.
(d) CapEx is subtracted to account for the net cash spent on capital assets.
(e) CapEx is subtracted because it's too hard to predict, therefore we exclude it.
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