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Xilinx Inc (NAS:XLNX)
Cash Flow from Operations
$805 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2014, Xilinx Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $156 Mil. Its DDA was $19 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $1 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 $13 Mil. In all, Xilinx Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $189 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 Mar. 2014 is

Xilinx Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 144.209 (Jun. 2013 ) + 254.943 (Sep. 2013 ) + 216.39 (Dec. 2013 ) + 189.375 (Mar. 2014 ) = $805 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 Mar. 2014 was $156 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 Mar. 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 Mar. 2014 was $1 Mil. It means Xilinx Inc's working capital increased by $1 Mil from Dec. 2013 to Mar. 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 Mar. 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 Mar. 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 Mar. 2014 was $13 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 31335435137436206425304880
CF_DDA 6470747271655972740
ChangeInWorkingCapital -222-111566-7314-16067560
CF_DeferredTax 602411148581107900
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 625210268354177478390
Cash Flow from Operations 2754895525814435547248276570

Xilinx Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 408122130123104131157141176156
CF_DDA 18191918181819191919
ChangeInWorkingCapital 16-34-2722-3394-7965-311
CF_DeferredTax 0572000023000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others -26043213434-6924295313
Cash Flow from Operations 181208163197123174144255216189
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