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Xilinx Inc (NAS:XLNX)
Cash Flow from Operations
$740 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2014, Xilinx Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $172 Mil. Its DDA was $19 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-26 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 $39 Mil. In all, Xilinx Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $204 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. 2014 is calculated as:

Xilinx Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is

Xilinx Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 216.39 (Dec. 2013 ) + 189.375 (Mar. 2014 ) + 130.119 (Jun. 2014 ) + 203.881 (Sep. 2014 ) = $740 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 Sep. 2014 was $172 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 Sep. 2014 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 Sep. 2014 was $-26 Mil. It means Xilinx Inc's working capital declined by $26 Mil from Jun. 2014 to Sep. 2014 .

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 Sep. 2014 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 Sep. 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).

Xilinx Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $39 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

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 3133543513743620642530488630
CF_DDA 64707472716559727475
ChangeInWorkingCapital -222-111566-7314-1606756-43
CF_DeferredTax 602411148581107900
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 62521026835417747839142
Cash Flow from Operations 275489552581443554724827657805

Xilinx Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 130123104131157141176156174172
CF_DDA 19181818191919191919
ChangeInWorkingCapital -2722-3394-7764-311-90-26
CF_DeferredTax 20000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 213434-69463153132839
Cash Flow from Operations 163197123174144255216189130204
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