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Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC)
Cash Flow from Operations
$708 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2014, Tenet Healthcare Corp's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $-7 Mil. Its DDA was $209 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-284 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-4 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $352 Mil. In all, Tenet Healthcare Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $266 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.

Tenet Healthcare Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Tenet Healthcare Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

Tenet Healthcare Corp Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 206 (Sep. 2013 ) + 255 (Dec. 2013 ) + -19 (Mar. 2014 ) + 266 (Jun. 2014 ) = $708 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.

Tenet Healthcare Corp's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-7 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

Tenet Healthcare Corp's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $209 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.

Tenet Healthcare Corp's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-284 Mil. It means Tenet Healthcare Corp's working capital declined by $284 Mil from Mar. 2014 to Jun. 2014 .

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

Tenet Healthcare Corp's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-4 Mil.

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

Tenet Healthcare Corp's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0 Mil.

6. 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).

Tenet Healthcare Corp's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $352 Mil.


Related Terms

Net Income From Continuing Operations, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Change In Working Capital, Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations, 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.

Tenet Healthcare Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations -2,806-288-813-89321971,15294133-104
CF_DDA 388327337338371386425398430545
ChangeInWorkingCapital -988-46-975-638-734-747-900-985-920-1,139
CF_DeferredTax -545-62-682-1420-9528192-67
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 3,8698321,0577135535697479098581,354
Cash Flow from Operations -82763-462326208425472497593589

Tenet Healthcare Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 67-2014554-83-4336-14-16-7
CF_DDA 104100214116114121119191193209
ChangeInWorkingCapital -427-95-579-156-403-272-200-264-577-284
CF_DeferredTax 38-17934-55-2116-7-3-4
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 176259305208395375235349384352
Cash Flow from Operations -42243164256-32160206255-19266
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