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Sirona Dental Systems Inc (NAS:SIRO)
Cash Flow from Operations
$241 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, Sirona Dental Systems Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $47 Mil. Its DDA was $18 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-61 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-5 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $3 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $2 Mil. In all, Sirona Dental Systems Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $4 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.

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Sirona Dental Systems Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 67.6 (Mar. 2014 ) + 51.6 (Jun. 2014 ) + 117.9 (Sep. 2014 ) + 4.2 (Dec. 2014 ) = $241 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.

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $47 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

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $18 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.

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-61 Mil. It means Sirona Dental Systems Inc's working capital declined by $61 Mil from Sep. 2014 to Dec. 2014 .

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

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-5 Mil.

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

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three 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.

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $3 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).

Sirona Dental Systems Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $2 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.

Sirona Dental Systems Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 121656295399118136149177
CF_DDA 1196106928381787676
ChangeInWorkingCapital -2-4-37-32-207-21-8-15-5
CF_DeferredTax 63-73-24-22-21-17-17-3-14
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 00001614891312
Cash Flow from Others 2436152-5114132
Cash Flow from Operations 19207995120176179201232248

Sirona Dental Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 35393241364538524347
CF_DDA 20181919201919192018
ChangeInWorkingCapital 29-422817-5414-1753-61
CF_DeferredTax -69-3-4-5-4-5-0-4-5
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 2622233243
Cash Flow from Others -234412-0-432
Cash Flow from Operations 77345670721168521184
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