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GDF Suez (OTCPK:GDFZY)
Cash Flow from Operations
\$10,790 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 six months ended in Dec. 2014, GDF Suez's Net Income From Continuing Operations was \$0 Mil. Its DDA was \$7,055 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was \$-1,506 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was \$1,958 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was \$0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was \$0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was \$3,282 Mil. In all, GDF Suez's Cash Flow from Operations for the six months ended in Dec. 2014 was \$10,790 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.

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

 Cash Flow from Operations (A: Dec. 2014 ) = Net Income From Continuing Operations + DDA + Change In Working Capital + Deferred Tax = 0 + 7055.48705302 + -1505.5487053 + 1958.07644883 + Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations + Stock Based Compensation + Cash Flow from Others + 0 + 0 + 3282.3674476 = 10,790

GDF Suez's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

 Cash Flow from Operations (Q: Dec. 2014 ) = Net Income From Continuing Operations + DDA + Change In Working Capital + Deferred Tax = 0 + 7055.48705302 + -1505.5487053 + 1958.07644883 + Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations + Stock Based Compensation + Cash Flow from Others + 0 + 0 + 3282.3674476 = 10,790

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. GDF Suez Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was \$10,790 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.

GDF Suez's net income from continuing operations for the six months ended in Dec. 2014 was \$0 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

GDF Suez's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the six months ended in Dec. 2014 was \$7,055 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.

GDF Suez's change in working capital for the six months ended in Dec. 2014 was \$-1,506 Mil. It means GDF Suez's working capital declined by \$1,506 Mil from Jun. 2014 to Dec. 2014 .

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

GDF Suez's cash flow from deferred tax for the six months ended in Dec. 2014 was \$1,958 Mil.

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

GDF Suez's cash flow from discontinued operations for the six months ended in Dec. 2014 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.

GDF Suez's stock based compensation for the six months ended in Dec. 2014 was \$0 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).

GDF Suez's cash flow from others for the six months ended in Dec. 2014 was \$3,282 Mil.

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Historical Data

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

GDF Suez Annual Data

 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 3,051 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 CF_DDA 1,563 2,303 2,802 5,386 6,889 9,697 9,778 12,134 28,147 7,055 ChangeInWorkingCapital -770 -298 -356 -4,712 2,898 -341 -561 -1,306 -125 -1,506 CF_DeferredTax 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 1,022 1,958 Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Stock Based Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cash Flow from Others -537 4,828 6,311 5,262 10,079 6,956 8,991 6,978 -12,610 3,282 Cash Flow from Operations 3,307 6,832 8,758 5,937 19,866 16,312 18,208 17,857 16,433 10,790

GDF Suez Semi-Annual Data

 Jun10 Dec10 Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 CF_DDA 3,806 9,697 4,774 9,778 4,561 12,134 4,497 28,147 2,817 7,055 ChangeInWorkingCapital -731 -341 -1,068 -561 -1,398 -1,306 -1,792 -125 588 -1,506 CF_DeferredTax 0 0 0 0 1,512 51 1,917 1,022 1,709 1,958 Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Stock Based Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cash Flow from Others 5,199 6,956 6,160 8,991 4,168 6,978 3,599 -12,610 3,216 3,282 Cash Flow from Operations 8,274 16,312 9,866 18,208 8,843 17,857 8,222 16,433 8,330 10,790
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