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Xilinx Inc (NAS:XLNX)
Cash Flow from Operations
$789 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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. 2013, Xilinx Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $176 Mil. Its DDA was $19 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-31 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $53 Mil. In all, Xilinx Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $216 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.

Xilinx Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2013 is calculated as:

Xilinx Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

Xilinx Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 173.653 (Mar. 2013 ) + 144.209 (Jun. 2013 ) + 254.943 (Sep. 2013 ) + 216.39 (Dec. 2013 ) = $789 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.

Xilinx Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $176 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

Xilinx Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $19 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.

Xilinx Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-31 Mil. It means Xilinx Inc's working capital declined by $31 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Dec. 2013 .

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

Xilinx Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0 Mil.

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

Xilinx Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 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).

Xilinx Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $53 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.

Xilinx Inc Annual Data

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 3033133543513743620642530488
CF_DDA 72647074727165597274
ChangeInWorkingCapital -111-222-111566-7314-1606747
CF_DeferredTax 496024111485811079-44
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 11962521026835417747893
Cash Flow from Operations 433275489552581443554724827657

Xilinx Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0408122130123104131157141176
CF_DDA 18181919181818191919
ChangeInWorkingCapital 3516-34-2722-3385-7965-31
CF_DeferredTax 00792000-642300
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 147-260212134344242953
Cash Flow from Operations 200181208163197123174144255216
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