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Yahoo Japan Corp (OTCPK:YAHOY)
Cash Flow from Operations
$1,189 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2014, Yahoo Japan Corp's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $426 Mil. Its DDA was $36 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-195 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-180 Mil. In all, Yahoo Japan Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $87 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.

Yahoo Japan Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Yahoo Japan Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Yahoo Japan Corp Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 552.237639242 (Mar. 2014 ) + 37.2515380221 (Jun. 2014 ) + 512.614765368 (Sep. 2014 ) + 87.3593003211 (Dec. 2014 ) = $1,189 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.

Yahoo Japan Corp's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $426 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

Yahoo Japan Corp's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $36 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.

Yahoo Japan Corp's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-195 Mil. It means Yahoo Japan Corp's working capital declined by $195 Mil from Sep. 2014 to Dec. 2014 .

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

Yahoo Japan Corp's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil.

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

Yahoo Japan Corp's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 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.

Yahoo Japan Corp's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 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).

Yahoo Japan Corp's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-180 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.

Yahoo Japan Corp Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0001,1311,2911,5511,9282,0611,9781,999
CF_DDA 435973135129123120140141171
ChangeInWorkingCapital 0-19-39-28-21234-194-38-45
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 395468586-430-503-131-1,255-798-610-828
Cash Flow from Operations 4385086208098971,5448281,2091,4711,298

Yahoo Japan Corp Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 557606545562502485489574431426
CF_DDA 37414634343373363936
ChangeInWorkingCapital -4348-1157570-26483456-195
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 67-526162-579-34-150-92-577-14-180
Cash Flow from Operations 618168638925711035523751387
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