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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow

: 0.62 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow assesses how much of a company’s cash flow from operations is being devoted to capital expenditure. It’s also useful to distinguish whether the company is capital intensive or not.

Gold Fields's Capital Expenditure for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-516.40 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Operations for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 was $839.70 Mil.

Hence, Gold Fields's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 was 0.62.


Gold Fields Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Gold Fields's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Gold Fields Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.73 0.53 0.86 0.76 0.65

Gold Fields Semi-Annual Data
Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21 Jun22 Dec22 Jun23 Dec23
Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.09 0.60 1.03 0.68 0.62

Competitive Comparison

For the Gold subindustry, Gold Fields's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Gold Fields Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Gold Fields's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Gold Fields's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow falls into.



Gold Fields Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Calculation

Gold Fields's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow=- Capital Expenditure / Cash Flow from Operations
=- (-1019.2) / 1574.9
=0.65

Gold Fields's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow=- Capital Expenditure / Cash Flow from Operations
=- (-516.4) / 839.7
=0.61

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Explanation

Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ratio assesses how much of a company’s Cash Flow from Operations is being devoted to Capital Expenditure. It is a good indicator in terms of how much the company is focused on growth. In general, a high Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ratio indicates that the company is investing more in physical assets and is focused on growth and expansion. Conversely, lower ratio could indicate that a company has reached maturity and is no longer pursuing aggressive growth.

Moreover, the ratio is also useful to distinguish whether the company is capital intensive or not. If the ratio is large, then the company tends to be capital intensive. Lower ratio suggests that it’s a capital-light business. The ratio can be combined with ROIC % to identify whether the company is an asset-light business that has a high return on invested capital. This is one question investors commonly ask to see if a company qualifies as a good company.


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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Business Description

Address
150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg, GT, ZAF, 2196
Gold Fields Ltd is a producer of gold and is a holder of gold reserves and resources in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. In Peru, the company also produces copper. The company is primarily involved in underground and surface gold and surface copper mining and silver and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. It conducts underground and surface mining operations at St. Ives, underground-only operations at Agnew, Granny Smith and South Deep and surface-only open pit mining at Damang, Tarkwa and Cerro Corona. The company's revenues are derived from the sale of gold that it produces.