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Xilinx Inc (NAS:XLNX)
Cash Flow from Operations
$844 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2015)

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. 2015, Xilinx Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $148 Mil. Its DDA was $18 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-9 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $26 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $1 Mil. In all, Xilinx Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $183 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. 2015 is calculated as:

Xilinx Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is

Xilinx Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was 203.881 (Sep. 2014 ) + 290.741 (Dec. 2014 ) + 166.039 (Mar. 2015 ) + 183.153 (Jun. 2015 ) = $844 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 Jun. 2015 was $148 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 Jun. 2015 was $18 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 Jun. 2015 was $-9 Mil. It means Xilinx Inc's working capital declined by $9 Mil from Mar. 2015 to Jun. 2015 .

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 Jun. 2015 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 Jun. 2015 was $0 Mil.

6. Stock Based Compensation:
It is a way corporations use stock options to reward employees. It provides executives and employees the opportunity to share in the growth of the company and, if structured properly, can align their interests with the interests of the company's shareholders and investors, without burning the company's cash on hand.

Xilinx Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $26 Mil.

7. 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 Jun. 2015 was $1 Mil.


Related Terms

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

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 3543513743620642530488630648
CF_DDA 70747271655972747575
ChangeInWorkingCapital -111566-7314-1606756-43-31
CF_DeferredTax 24111485811079000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0066555660677894100
Cash Flow from Others 521022-193611311-3848-2
Cash Flow from Operations 489552581443554724827657805791

Xilinx Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 131157141176156174172168135148
CF_DDA 18191919191919191918
ChangeInWorkingCapital 94-7764-311-90-26841-9
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 21212324262229292026
Cash Flow from Others -9025828-13511-10-81
Cash Flow from Operations 174144255216189130204291166183
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