Top cash flow forecasting mistakes
APRIL 8, 2015
By Bakley Smith, CFA Strong businesses have a solid handle on their financial reality, and the cash flow statement is an excellent, if not the best, measure of a company’s ability to generate cash in excess of cash invested. Over a sufficiently long period of time, all businesses have to generate positive cash flow or they will go out of business. Forecasting the statement of cash flows is a valuable exercise for a business for several reasons.