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Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM)
Cash Flow from Operations
$2,139 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, Yum Brands Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $315 Mil. Its DDA was $248 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-197 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $27 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $193 Mil. In all, Yum Brands Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $586 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.

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

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

Yum Brands Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 401 (Mar. 2013 ) + 328 (Jun. 2013 ) + 824 (Sep. 2013 ) + 586 (Dec. 2013 ) = $2,139 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.

Yum Brands Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $315 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

Yum Brands Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $248 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.

Yum Brands Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-197 Mil. It means Yum Brands Inc's working capital declined by $197 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Dec. 2013 .

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

Yum Brands Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $27 Mil.

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

Yum Brands 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).

Yum Brands Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $193 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.

Yum Brands Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 7407628249099721,0831,1781,3351,6081,064
CF_DDA 448469479542556580589628665721
ChangeInWorkingCapital -202117-4821247-134146114112-103
CF_DeferredTax 142-101-30-95172-110-13728-24
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 582577-1-55-197165230-119481
Cash Flow from Operations 1,1861,2721,3021,5671,5211,4041,9682,1702,2942,139

Yum Brands Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 3891,335461333478336336276137315
CF_DDA 157202127158157223130170173248
ChangeInWorkingCapital 157-83-13-14161-22-36-134264-197
CF_DeferredTax -24-65-4-696-58-61-4627
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 101-922-98-202-3-2315296193
Cash Flow from Operations 780467473451894476401328824586
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