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AmerisourceBergen Corp (NYSE:ABC)
Cash Flow from Operations
$157 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

Cash flow from operations refers to the cash brought in through a company’'s normal business operations. It is the cash flow before any investment or financing activities. It is the cash version of net income.

For the three months ended in Mar. 2014, AmerisourceBergen Corp's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $180 Mil. Its DDA was $0 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $879 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $57 Mil. In all, AmerisourceBergen Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $1,116 Mil.


Definition

Cash flow from operations refers to the cash brought in through a company’'s normal business operations. It is the cash flow before any investment or financing activities. It is the cash version of net income.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as:

AmerisourceBergen Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is

AmerisourceBergen Corp Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 75.409 (Jun. 2013 ) + -30.939 (Sep. 2013 ) + -1003.643 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1116.296 (Mar. 2014 ) = $157 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Cash flow from operations contains six items:

1. Net Income From Continuing Operations:
Net Income From Continuing Operations indicates the net income that a firm brings in from ongoing business activities. These activities are expected to continue into the next reporting period. It excludes extraordinary items, income from the cumulative effects of accounting changes, non-recurring items, income from tax loss carry forward, and preferred dividends.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $180 Mil.

2. Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization:
Depreciation is a present expense that accounts for the past cost of an asset that is now providing benefits.
Depletion and amortization are synonyms for depreciation.
Generally:
• The term “depreciation” is used when discussing man made tangible assets
• The term “depletion” is used when discussing natural tangible assets
• The term “amortization” is used when discussing intangible assets

AmerisourceBergen Corp's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil.

3. Change In Working Capital:
Working Capital is a measure of a company's short term liquidity or its ability to cover short term liabilities. It is defined as the difference between a company's current assets and current liabilities. Changes in Working Capital is reported in the cash flow statement since it is one of the major ways in which net income can differ from operating cash flow.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's change in working capital for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $879 Mil. It means AmerisourceBergen Corp's working capital increased by $879 Mil from Dec. 2013 to Mar. 2014 .

4. Deferred Tax:
It is the cash flow generated from deferred tax.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil.

5. Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations:
Cash received by a company that comes from the sale of part of business.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil.

6. Cash Flow from Others:
These are cash differences caused by the change of inventory, accounts payable, accounts receivable etc. For instance, if a company pays its suppliers slower, its cash position will build up faster. If a company receives payments from its customers slower, its account receivables will rise, and its cash position will grow more slowly (or even shrink).

AmerisourceBergen Corp's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $57 Mil.


Related Terms

Net Income From Continuing Operations, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Change In Working Capital, Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations, Cash Flow from Others, Cash Flow from Investing


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

AmerisourceBergen Corp Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 468265468469469512637696761493
CF_DDA 8791971049694104111141171
ChangeInWorkingCapital 205980118518332519288414-138
CF_DeferredTax 49179213008519400
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 15174321031401529079-10262
Cash Flow from Operations 8251,5278071,2087377841,1091,1681,305788

AmerisourceBergen Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 221190190175204645149180-13
CF_DDA 323740424243444600
ChangeInWorkingCapital 36-104276-498676-93-223-1,220879308
CF_DeferredTax 24000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others -76-31394063629712157225
Cash Flow from Operations 23692545-24298575-31-1,0041,116520
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