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Frontline Ltd (OSTO:FROo)
Cash Flow from Operations
Kr361 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 three months ended in Dec. 2014, Frontline Ltd's Net Income From Continuing Operations was Kr-96 Mil. Its DDA was Kr44 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was Kr-0 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was Kr0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was Kr0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was Kr0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was Kr175 Mil. In all, Frontline Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was Kr124 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.

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

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

Frontline Ltd Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 126.658682635 (Mar. 2014 ) + -2.6 (Jun. 2014 ) + 112.929936306 (Sep. 2014 ) + 123.795620438 (Dec. 2014 ) = Kr361 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.

Frontline Ltd's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was Kr-96 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

Frontline Ltd's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was Kr44 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.

Frontline Ltd's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was Kr-0 Mil. It means Frontline Ltd's working capital declined by Kr0 Mil from Sep. 2014 to Dec. 2014 .

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

Frontline Ltd's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was Kr0 Mil.

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

Frontline Ltd's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was Kr0 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.

Frontline Ltd's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was Kr0 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).

Frontline Ltd's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was Kr175 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.

Frontline Ltd Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 4,0733,1853,1384,887610982-3,112-471-1,172-1,253
CF_DDA 1,3351,2581,2201,5671,3791,2831,191648612595
ChangeInWorkingCapital 797322389136-105-208-261117-152125
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 373368-1,748-808-26-1722,51691450938
Cash Flow from Operations 6,5785,1332,9995,7821,8581,886334385-262404

Frontline Ltd Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations -283-471-110-711-221-86-910-410-96
CF_DDA 145648152159147134141018244
ChangeInWorkingCapital 91117-132-1013-1812077-0
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 32-161-7546243864-3265175
Cash Flow from Operations -16133-166-101-1938127-3113124
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