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Cash Flow from Operations
\$3.80 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 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 Nov. 2016, Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's Net Income From Continuing Operations was \$0.49 Mil. Its DDA was \$0.07 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was \$0.05 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was \$-0.00 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was \$0.00 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was \$0.00 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was \$-0.00 Mil. In all, Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was \$0.61 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.

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2016 is calculated as:

 Cash Flow from Operations (A: Aug. 2016 ) = Net Income From Continuing Operations + DDA + Change In Working Capital + Deferred Tax = 2.125 + 0.276 + 0.847 + -0.003 + Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations + Stock Based Compensation + Cash Flow from Others + 0 + 0 + -0.096 = 3.15

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2016 is

 Cash Flow from Operations (Q: Nov. 2016 ) = Net Income From Continuing Operations + DDA + Change In Working Capital + Deferred Tax = 0.486 + 0.069 + 0.054 + -0.003 + Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations + Stock Based Compensation + Cash Flow from Others + 0 + 0 + -0.001 = 0.61

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was 1.299 (Feb. 2016 ) + 1.435 (May. 2016 ) + 0.46 (Aug. 2016 ) + 0.605 (Nov. 2016 ) = \$3.80 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.

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was \$0.49 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

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was \$0.07 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.

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's change in working capital for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was \$0.05 Mil. It means Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's working capital increased by \$0.05 Mil from Aug. 2016 to Nov. 2016 .

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

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was \$-0.00 Mil.

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

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was \$0.00 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.

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was \$0.00 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).

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was \$-0.00 Mil.

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Historical Data

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

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd Annual Data

 Aug07 Aug08 Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 2.30 2.61 1.58 1.98 0.90 3.06 3.13 1.86 1.77 2.13 CF_DDA 0.32 0.31 0.32 0.26 0.26 0.24 0.26 0.28 0.28 0.28 ChangeInWorkingCapital -2.20 3.03 1.81 0.36 -0.97 2.03 -2.08 -1.73 0.83 0.85 CF_DeferredTax 0.02 -0.07 -0.07 0.06 0.04 0.06 0.15 0.01 -0.03 -0.00 Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Stock Based Compensation 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Cash Flow from Others 0.02 -0.02 -0.00 -0.00 1.41 -1.46 -0.38 -0.03 -0.03 -0.10 Cash Flow from Operations 0.46 5.86 3.64 2.67 1.64 3.94 1.08 0.38 2.83 3.15

Jewett-Cameron Trading Co Ltd Quarterly Data

 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0.35 0.33 0.28 0.46 0.70 0.53 0.13 0.91 0.55 0.49 CF_DDA 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.07 0.08 0.05 0.07 ChangeInWorkingCapital 0.13 -1.44 -3.18 3.35 2.10 -0.66 1.20 0.48 -0.17 0.05 CF_DeferredTax 0.02 0.00 -0.01 -0.00 -0.02 0.01 -0.01 -0.03 0.03 -0.00 Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Stock Based Compensation 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Cash Flow from Others -0.01 -0.01 -0.01 -0.01 -0.01 -0.01 -0.09 0.00 0.00 -0.00 Cash Flow from Operations 0.56 -1.05 -2.84 3.87 2.84 -0.05 1.30 1.44 0.46 0.61
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