I can not get the cashflow statement to match the increase in cash from the balance sheet
(Preparation of a Statement of Cash Flows) Presented below is a condensed version of the comparative balance sheets for Zubin Mehta Corporation for the last two years at December 31.
Cash $177,000 $ 78,000
Accounts receivable 180,000 185,000
Investments 52,000 74,000
Equipment 298,000 240,000
Less: Accumulated depreciation (106,000) (89,000)
Current liabilities 134,000 151,000
Capital stock 160,000 160,000
Retained earnings 307,000 177,000
Investments were sold at a loss (not extraordinary) of $10,000; no equipment was sold; cash dividends paid were $30,000; and net income was $160,000.
1. Prepare a statement of cash flows for 2007 for Zubin Mehta Corporation.
2. Determine Zubin Mehta Corporation's free cash flow.
The solution explains how to prepare a statement of cash flows and calculate the amount of free cash flow.