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Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TCK)
Cash Flow from Operations
$2,041 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, Teck Resources Ltd's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $117 Mil. Its DDA was $296 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $192 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $40 Mil. In all, Teck Resources Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $644 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.

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

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

Teck Resources Ltd Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 490.549054905 (Mar. 2014 ) + 402.585410896 (Jun. 2014 ) + 503.133230406 (Sep. 2014 ) + 644.294138051 (Dec. 2014 ) = $2,041 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.

Teck Resources Ltd's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $117 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

Teck Resources Ltd's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $296 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.

Teck Resources Ltd's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $192 Mil. It means Teck Resources Ltd's working capital increased by $192 Mil from Sep. 2014 to Dec. 2014 .

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

Teck Resources Ltd's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil.

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

Teck Resources Ltd'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.

Teck Resources Ltd's stock based compensation for the three 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).

Teck Resources Ltd's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $40 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.

Teck Resources Ltd Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 1,1572,0771,6575411,7261,9212,7031,152949331
CF_DDA 2362293323798809098909931,1591,165
ChangeInWorkingCapital -20260-281-1,239673-102-658-270221238
CF_DeferredTax 11052-971,201000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0004829300000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others -66-98105834-7575219301,578376241
Cash Flow from Operations 1,4172,5201,7161,7642,8153,2483,8643,4532,7051,975

Teck Resources Ltd Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 276219321157267228697877117
CF_DDA 255272286280311309294312307296
ChangeInWorkingCapital -16049-13103912568-7856192
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 374380150129476059906340
Cash Flow from Operations 745920745669634723491403503644
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