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Assa Abloy AB (OTCPK:ASAZY)
Cash Flow from Operations
$919 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, Assa Abloy AB's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $0 Mil. Its DDA was $41 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $139 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-69 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $304 Mil. In all, Assa Abloy AB's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $416 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.

Assa Abloy AB's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

Assa Abloy AB's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Assa Abloy AB Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -42.1151146467 (Mar. 2014 ) + 252.322050883 (Jun. 2014 ) + 293.399904631 (Sep. 2014 ) + 415.525174009 (Dec. 2014 ) = $919 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.

Assa Abloy AB's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 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

Assa Abloy AB's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $41 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.

Assa Abloy AB's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $139 Mil. It means Assa Abloy AB's working capital increased by $139 Mil from Sep. 2014 to Dec. 2014 .

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

Assa Abloy AB's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-69 Mil.

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

Assa Abloy AB'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.

Assa Abloy AB'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).

Assa Abloy AB's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $304 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.

Assa Abloy AB Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0000000000
CF_DDA 1111311401151420149157152152
ChangeInWorkingCapital 141034-12050-35-12-76-40
CF_DeferredTax 00000000-174-311
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 3092004544314837806667631,0501,074
Cash Flow from Operations 434434598545830780780908953875

Assa Abloy AB Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0000000000
CF_DDA 38363939383643434141
ChangeInWorkingCapital 40169-172-363694-198-1-13139
CF_DeferredTax 000-54-24-410-61-61-69
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 216199161257286294112272327304
Cash Flow from Operations 29440428207336383-42252293416
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