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Atwood Oceanics Inc (NYSE:ATW)
Cash Flow from Operations
$625 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

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 Sep. 2016, Atwood Oceanics Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $4 Mil. Its DDA was $41 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $23 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $2 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $4 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $36 Mil. In all, Atwood Oceanics Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $110 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.

Atwood Oceanics Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Atwood Oceanics Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is

Atwood Oceanics Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 220.148 (Dec. 2015 ) + 160.005 (Mar. 2016 ) + 135.262 (Jun. 2016 ) + 109.593 (Sep. 2016 ) = $625 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

Atwood Oceanics Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $4 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

Atwood Oceanics Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $41 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.

Atwood Oceanics Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $23 Mil. It means Atwood Oceanics Inc's working capital increased by $23 Mil from Jun. 2016 to Sep. 2016 .

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

Atwood Oceanics Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $2 Mil.

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

Atwood Oceanics Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0 Mil.

6. Stock Based Compensation:
It is a way corporations use stock options to reward employees. It provides executives and employees the opportunity to share in the growth of the company and, if structured properly, can align their interests with the interests of the company's shareholders and investors, without burning the company's cash on hand.

Atwood Oceanics Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $4 Mil.

7. 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).

Atwood Oceanics Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $36 Mil.


Related Terms

Net Income From Continuing Operations, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Change In Working Capital, Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations, Stock Based Compensation, 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 local exchange's currency.

Atwood Oceanics Inc Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 139215251257272272350341433265
CF_DDA 82519514471118147172166
ChangeInWorkingCapital 41-5430-168-97-61-36-97133
CF_DeferredTax -2-4-55-1-1-1-1-32
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0081061014151312
Cash Flow from Others 592011112-238747
Cash Flow from Operations 191192305306340256432443604625

Atwood Oceanics Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 7211246123113151391221004
CF_DDA 38404543434243414141
ChangeInWorkingCapital 57-5630-21-28-797023823
CF_DeferredTax 0-1-3-001-1002
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 3444142334
Cash Flow from Others 247375267-8-4736
Cash Flow from Operations 172103195155134121220160135110
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