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### How do I create a cash flow statement in Excel?

To start making your Cash Flow Statement, open up Excel and create a new file. At the top row, write down your [Company Name] Cash Flow Statement. This lets you easily identify the file upon opening. Leave one row empty for formatting, then write Period Beginning and Period Ending in the next two rows.

### Can I add more rows to the cash flow template?

You can also insert further rows into the Cash Flow template, but if you do, it is advised that you check the formulas (in the grey cells), to ensure that they include the figures from any newly inserted rows. The Excel functions and operators used in the above Cash Flow spreadsheet are:

### What are the Excel functions and operators used in cash flow spreadsheets?

The Excel functions and operators used in the above Cash Flow spreadsheet are: Used to calculate the totals for each category of cash flows.

### How do you calculate free cash flow from operating activities?

To calculate FCF, read the company’s balance sheet and pull out the numbers for capital expenditures and total cash flow from operating activities, then subtract the first data point from the second. This can be calculated by hand or by using Microsoft Excel, as in the example included in the story.