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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc (NAS:JBHT)
Cash Flow from Operations
$799 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 three months ended in Jun. 2015, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $103 Mil. Its DDA was $84 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $33 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-33 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $11 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $1 Mil. In all, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $198 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.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was 185.364 (Sep. 2014 ) + 160.414 (Dec. 2014 ) + 255.543 (Mar. 2015 ) + 197.994 (Jun. 2015 ) = $799 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.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $103 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

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $84 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.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $33 Mil. It means JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's working capital increased by $33 Mil from Mar. 2015 to Jun. 2015 .

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

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-33 Mil.

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

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three 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.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $11 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).

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $1 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.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 161209215205195143212275316338
CF_DDA 152167190206199190200219234262
ChangeInWorkingCapital -193929-3541-3231204-138
CF_DeferredTax 79-10-1623647171183738
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000161822293133
Cash Flow from Others 182382154-4-15-12-7
Cash Flow from Operations 390428425420462370478645609527

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 73888992699310211092103
CF_DDA 61626466697275788184
ChangeInWorkingCapital 60-64-58-3519-17-7-1265133
CF_DeferredTax 4-81932-5-1279022-33
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 9969109791011
Cash Flow from Others -1-0-3-1-3-2-0-1-11
Cash Flow from Operations 20787118163159142185160256198
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