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Gannett Co Inc (NYSE:GCI)
Cash Flow from Operations
$346 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2015)

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 six months ended in Jun. 2015, Gannett Co Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $204 Mil. Its DDA was $111 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $47 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $15 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-119 Mil. In all, Gannett Co Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the six months ended in Jun. 2015 was $257 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.

Gannett Co Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

Gannett Co Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Gannett Co Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $346 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.

Gannett Co Inc's net income from continuing operations for the six months ended in Jun. 2015 was $204 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

Gannett Co Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the six months ended in Jun. 2015 was $111 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.

Gannett Co Inc's change in working capital for the six months ended in Jun. 2015 was $47 Mil. It means Gannett Co Inc's working capital increased by $47 Mil from Mar. 2015 to Jun. 2015 .

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

Gannett Co Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the six months ended in Jun. 2015 was $0 Mil.

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

Gannett Co Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the six months ended in Jun. 2015 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.

Gannett Co Inc's stock based compensation for the six months ended in Jun. 2015 was $15 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).

Gannett Co Inc's cash flow from others for the six months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-119 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 own currency.

Gannett Co Inc Annual Data

Dec12Dec13Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0000000277274211
CF_DDA 0000000118110111
ChangeInWorkingCapital 0000000-24-11131
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000131617
Cash Flow from Others 0000000-57-36-24
Cash Flow from Operations 0000000328255346

Gannett Co Inc Semi-Annual Data

Dec12Dec13Mar14Dec14Mar15Jun15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 00002772740211203204
CF_DDA 00001181100111111111
ChangeInWorkingCapital 0000-24-1110314847
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 000013160171715
Cash Flow from Others 0000-57-360-24-22-119
Cash Flow from Operations 00003282550346357257
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