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Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, (Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,) Free Cash Flow per Share : $1.24 (TTM As of Dec. 2023)


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What is Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, Free Cash Flow per Share?

Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 was $0.59. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $1.24.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, was -39.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 5.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 9.90% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the FCF Growth Rate using Free Cash Flow per Share data.

The historical rank and industry rank for Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Free Cash Flow per Share or its related term are showing as below:

CII' s 3-Year FCF Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2   Med: 4.55   Max: 27.1
Current: 5.5

During the past 7 years, Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 27.10% per year. The lowest was 2.00% per year. And the median was 4.55% per year.

CII's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate is ranked better than
52.24% of 1026 companies
in the Asset Management industry
Industry Median: 3.8 vs CII: 5.50

Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, Free Cash Flow per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Free Cash Flow per Share 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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Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, Free Cash Flow per Share Chart

Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, Annual Data
Trend Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Free Cash Flow per Share
Get a 7-Day Free Trial 1.00 1.05 1.11 2.05 1.24

Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, Semi-Annual Data
Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21 Jun22 Dec22 Jun23 Dec23
Free Cash Flow per Share Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.57 0.59 1.46 0.64 0.59

Competitive Comparison of Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Free Cash Flow per Share

For the Asset Management subindustry, Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-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.


Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution in the Asset Management Industry

For the Asset Management industry and Financial Services sector, Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, Free Cash Flow per Share Calculation

Free Cashflow per Share is the amount of Free Cashflow per outstanding share of the company's stock.

Free Cash Flow is considered one of the most important parameters to measure a company's earnings power by value investors because it is not subject to estimates of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization (DDA). However, when we look at the Free Cash Flow, we should look from a long term perspective, because any year's Free Cash Flow can be drastically affected by the spending on Property, Plant, & Equipment (PPE) of the business in that year. Over the long term, Free Cash Flow should give pretty good picture on the real earnings power of the company.

Note: GuruFocus does not calculate Free Cash Flow Per Share when Capital Expenditure is 0.

Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Free Cash Flow Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Free Cash Flow Per Share(A: Dec. 2023 )
=(Cash Flow from Operations+Capital Expenditure)/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(54.547+0)/44.118
=/44.118
=0.00

Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Free Cash Flow Per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Free Cash Flow Per Share(Q: Dec. 2023 )
=(Cash Flow from Operations+Capital Expenditure)/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(26.237+0)/44.147
=/44.147
=0.00

Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the semi-annually data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1.24

* 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.


Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,  (NYSE:CII) Free Cash Flow per Share Explanation

Free Cash Flow is very close to Warren Buffett's definition of Owner's Earnings, except that in Warren Buffett's Owner's Earnings, the spending for Property, Plant, and Equipment is only for maintenance (replacement), while in the Free Cash Flow calculation, the cost of new Property, Plant, and Equipment due to business expansion is also deducted. There, Free Cash Flow is more conservative than Owner's Earnings.

In Don Yacktman's calculation of forward rate of return, he uses Free Cash Flow for the calculation. Yacktman explained the forward rate of return concept in detail in his interview with GuruFocus. Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation.

This is what Yacktman said in his March 2012 interview - when the S&P 500 was at 1400:

If the business is stable, this calculation is fairly straightforward. For instance, on the S&P 500 we would normalize earnings. We would then calculate what percentage of those earnings are not reinvested in the underlying businesses and are therefore free. Historically, for the S&P 500, this has been just under 50% of earnings. Currently, we expect the S&P to earn about 70 on a normalized basis, a number which is far below reported earnings due to our adjusting for record high profit margins. $70 X ½ / 1400 gives you a normalized free cash flow yield of approximately 2.5%.

The historical real growth rate of the S&P 500 (companies) is about 1.5%. Assuming an inflation rate of 2.5%, the forward rate of return on an investment in the S&P 500 is about 6.5% today (2.5% free cash flow yield plus 1.5% real growth plus 2.5% inflation).

For the growth part of the Forward Rate of Return calculation, GuruFocus uses the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate, and the growth rate is always capped at 20%. For the Free Cash Flow we use per share data averaged over seven years. The reason we use seven years is because research shows that seven years is the length of the typical business cycle.

Therefore, as of Dec23, Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,'s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % (Dec23)=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate
=0/19+0
=0.00 %

* 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.


Be Aware

Free Cash Flow within a report period can be affected by management's decisions of capital spending. Therefore, it is important to look at long term when it comes to Free Cash Flow.


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Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, (Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund,) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
N/A
Address
100 Bellevue Parkway, Wilmington, DE, USA, 19809
Blackrock Enhanced Cap&Inc Fund, Inc is a closed-end management investment company. Its objective is to provide total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. The trust seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing a majority of its total assets in a portfolio of equity securities of U.S. and foreign issuers.
Executives
Arthur Philip Steinmetz director 50 HUDSON YARDS, NEW YORK NY 10001
Aaron David Wasserman officer: Chief Compliance Officer 50 HUDSON YARDS, NEW YORK NY 10001
Lorenzo Flores director 2100 LOGIC DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95124
James Phillip Holloman director P.O. BOX 625737, 6800 CINTAS BOULEVARD, CINCINNATI OH 45262
Stayce D. Harris director 1999 S. BASCOM AVE., SUITE 700, CAMPBELL CA 95008
Trent Walker officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O PIMCO, 650 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, NEWPORT BEACH CA 92660
Kyle Mcclements other: Portfolio Manager 100 BELLEVUE PARKWAY, WILMINGTON DE 19809
Joseph Wolfe other: Portfolio Manager 1 UNIVERSITY SQUARE DRIVE, PRINCETON NJ 08540
Christopher Accettella other: Portfolio Manager 100 BELLEVUE PARKWAY, WILMINGTON DE 19809
Todd Burnside other: Portfolio Manager 55 EAST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK NY 10055
Frank Fabozzi director 100 BELLEVUE PARKWAY, WILMINGTON DE 19809
Robert Glenn Hubbard director 100 BELLEVUE PARKWAY, WILMINGTON DE 19809
Richard Cavanagh director 100 BELLEVUE PARKWAY, WILMINGTON DE 19809
W Carl Kester director 100 BELLEVUE PARKWAY, WILMINGTON DE 19809
Karen P Robards director 800 SCUDDERS MILL RD, PLAINSBORO NJ 08536

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