Drone Delivery Canada (CVE: FLT) is in a good position to realize its growth plan

Shareholders can make money if they buy a good business at the right price, even when the business is losing money. For example, biotechnology and mining exploration companies often lose money for years before they are successful in discovering new therapies and minerals. That said, unprofitable businesses are at risk because they can run out of all their cash and be in distress.

Considering this risk, we Drone Delivery Canada (CVE: FLT) Shareholders need to worry about their cash burn. This report looks at the company’s annual negative free cash flow. Hereafter, this is called “cash burn”. First, determine the cash runway by comparing the cash burn and cash reserve.

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Does Drone Delivery Canada have a long cash runway?

The company’s cash runway is the time it takes to burn cash reserves at the current cash burn rate. When Drone Delivery Canada last reported its balance sheet in March 2022, it had zero debt and cash equivalent to C $ 24 million. Last year’s cash burn was CA $ 11m. This means that as of March 2022, there was a cash runway of about 2.2 years. Perhaps it’s a wise and wise runway length. In the image below, you can see how your cash balance has changed over time.

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TSXV: FLT Debt to EquityHistory June 27, 2022

How does Drone Delivery Canada’s cash burn change over time?

In our view, Drone Delivery Canada has not yet generated significant operating revenue, as it has reported only $ 233,000 in the last 12 months. As a result, I think it’s a bit early to focus on revenue growth. Therefore, we are limited to seeing how the cash burn changes over time. It happens that the company’s cash burn has decreased by 6.6% compared to last year. This shows that management maintains a fairly stable business development rate, albeit with a slight reduction in spending. The past is always worth studying, but most importantly the future. Therefore, it’s a good idea to see how much your company is expected to grow in the next few years.

How difficult is it for Drone Delivery Canada to raise more cash for growth?

Drone Delivery Canada has shown a solid reduction in cash burns, but it is worth considering whether more cash can be easily raised, even to promote faster growth. Companies can raise capital through either debt or capital. Many companies will issue new shares to fund future growth. By comparing the company’s annual cash burn to market capitalization, you can estimate the approximate number of shares that will need to be issued to operate the company in the next year (at the same burn rate).

Drone Delivery Canada’s $ 11 million cash burn is approximately 9.0% of its market capitalization of $ 126 million. We believe that because it’s a low percentage, a company can raise more cash to fund its growth with a little dilution, or even just borrowing some money.

Drone Delivery How dangerous is the cash burn situation in Canada?

Drone Delivery Canada seems to be in pretty good shape when it comes to cash burn conditions. Not only was the cash burn against market capitalization very good, but the cash runway was really positive. Based on the factors mentioned in this article, I think the cashburn situation needs to get the attention of shareholders, but I don’t think they need to worry.Another thing to note is that Drone Delivery Canada 3 warning signs (And two important ones) We think you should know.

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