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Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR)
Cash Flow from Operations
$411 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, Varian Medical Systems Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $107 Mil. Its DDA was $15 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-64 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $10 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $18 Mil. In all, Varian Medical Systems Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $86 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as:

Varian Medical Systems Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

Varian Medical Systems Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 154.929 (Sep. 2013 ) + 43.261 (Dec. 2013 ) + 125.852 (Mar. 2014 ) + 86.476 (Jun. 2014 ) = $411 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $107 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

Varian Medical Systems Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $15 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-64 Mil. It means Varian Medical Systems Inc's working capital declined by $64 Mil from Mar. 2014 to Jun. 2014 .

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

Varian Medical Systems Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $10 Mil.

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

Varian Medical Systems Inc'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).

Varian Medical Systems Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $18 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 2072452392793193603994274380
CF_DDA 2930323745485361630
ChangeInWorkingCapital -14-52-175-88-24-56-51-860
CF_DeferredTax 6-6433-223035-2-40
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 2543434851464258440
Cash Flow from Operations 2522023003723044614734934550

Varian Medical Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 1091209511311311798931070
CF_DDA 1518171615151615150
ChangeInWorkingCapital 536-58-1136024-8726-640
CF_DeferredTax 0-24-01-97-21100
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 14191316881013180
Cash Flow from Operations 143191723119815543126860
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