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Aviat Networks Free Cash Flow per Share

: $-0.78 (TTM As of Mar. 2022)
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Aviat Networks's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $-0.75. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 was $-0.78.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Aviat Networks was -163.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 61.90% 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 Aviat Networks's Free Cash Flow per Share or its related term are showing as below:

AVNW' s 3-Year FCF Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.2   Med: 4.6   Max: 61.9
Current: 61.9

During the past 13 years, Aviat Networks's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 61.90% per year. The lowest was -63.20% per year. And the median was 4.60% per year.

AVNW's 3-Year FCF Growth Rate is ranked better than
89.14% of 1391 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 4.10 vs AVNW: 61.90

Aviat Networks Free Cash Flow per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for Aviat Networks'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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Aviat Networks Annual Data
Trend Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19 Jun20 Jun21
Free Cash Flow per Share
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.02 0.29 -0.21 1.18 1.24

Aviat Networks Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Free Cash Flow per Share 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 0.25 0.22 0.03 -0.28 -0.75

Aviat Networks 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.

Aviat Networks's Free Cash Flow Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as

Free Cash Flow Per Share(A: Jun. 2021 )
=(Cash Flow from Operations+Capital Expenditure)/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(17.298+-2.847)/11.688
=14.451/11.688
=1.24

Aviat Networks's Free Cash Flow Per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Free Cash Flow Per Share(Q: Mar. 2022 )
=(Cash Flow from Operations+Capital Expenditure)/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(-8.625+-0.23)/11.761
=-8.855/11.761
=-0.75

Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-0.78

* 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.


Aviat Networks  (NAS:AVNW) 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 Jun21, Aviat Networks's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % (Jun21)=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate
=0/30.77+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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Aviat Networks Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
200 Parker Drive, Suite C100A, Austin, TX, USA, 78728
Aviat Networks Inc is a networking solutions provider. It designs, manufactures and sells wireless networking products, solutions, and services to mobile and fixed operators, private network operators, government agencies, transportation and utility companies, public safety agencies and broadcast network operators around the world. The company's product categories include point-to-point microwave and millimeter wave radios that are licensed (subject to local frequency regulatory requirements), lightly-licensed and license-exempt (operating in license-exempt frequencies), and element and network management software. Primarily the firm's concentrations for most of the Sales and Service resources are in the United States, Western and Southern Africa, the Philippines, and the European Union.
Executives
Taten Bruce M. director 600 TRAVIS, SUITE 5600 HOUSTON TX 77002
Singh Somesh director 1301 S MOPAC EXPRESSWAY SUITE 100 AUSTIN TX 78746
Ingram Bryan director C/O AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 350 WEST TRIMBLE ROAD, BLDG. 90 SAN JOSE CA 95131
Gray David M officer: Sr VP and CFO AVIAT NETWORKS, INC 200 PARKER DRIVE, SUITE C 100A AUSTIN TX 78726
Boase Erin officer: VP Legal Affairs AVIAT NETWORKS, INC. 200 PARKER DRIVE, SUITE C100A AUSTIN TX 78728
Croke Gary officer: VP Marketing and PLM AVIAT NETWORKS, INC. 200 PARKER DRIVE, SUITE C100A AUSTIN TX 78728
Klein Michele director 469 MINOCA ROAD PORTOLA VALLEY CA 94028
Tucker Bryan officer: Sr. VP, Americas Sales and Ser 200 PARKER DRIVE SUITE C100A AUSTIN TX 78728
Sph Group Llc 10 percent owner C/O STEEL PARTNERS HOLDINGS L.P. 590 MADISON AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022
Steel Partners Holdings Gp Inc. 10 percent owner 590 MADISON AVENUE 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022
Sph Group Holdings Llc 10 percent owner C/O STEEL PARTNERS HOLDINGS L.P. 590 MADISON AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022
Steel Partners Holdings L.p. 10 percent owner 590 MADISON AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022
Steel Excel Inc. 10 percent owner 590 MADISON AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022
Loeb Dahlia director 200 PARKER DRIVE SUITE C100A AUSTIN TX 78728
Smith Pete A officer: President & CEO C/O POLYPORE INTERNATIONAL, INC. 11430 N. COMMUNITY HOUSE RD, SUITE 350 CHARLOTTE NC 28277

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