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C.R. Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR)
Cash Flow from Operations
$447 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

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. 2016, C.R. Bard Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $159 Mil. Its DDA was $55 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-130 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-24 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $23 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $7 Mil. In all, C.R. Bard Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $89 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.

C.R. Bard Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

C.R. Bard Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is

C.R. Bard Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 173.9 (Sep. 2015 ) + 116.8 (Dec. 2015 ) + 67.2 (Mar. 2016 ) + 88.9 (Jun. 2016 ) = $447 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.

C.R. Bard Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $159 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

C.R. Bard Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $55 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.

C.R. Bard Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-130 Mil. It means C.R. Bard Inc's working capital declined by $130 Mil from Mar. 2016 to Jun. 2016 .

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

C.R. Bard Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-24 Mil.

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

C.R. Bard Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 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.

C.R. Bard Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $23 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).

C.R. Bard Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $7 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.

C.R. Bard Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 272406417461510328530690295135
CF_DDA 75809194105115136146174193
ChangeInWorkingCapital -9920-89-22-71-27-147-11-162-238
CF_DeferredTax -20-22-33-15-2-1832-40-27-45
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 005352585652627182
Cash Flow from Others 1056878493826858276309671
Cash Flow from Operations 3335535166196387226611,123660798

C.R. Bard Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 148-119131134140-55-86136116159
CF_DDA 43434346464849505355
ChangeInWorkingCapital -104-1147-94-14268-41-124-216-130
CF_DeferredTax 9-28-10327-34-25-1221-24
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 20171618232117212623
Cash Flow from Others -126927142034525946677
Cash Flow from Operations 1141702541221143931741176789
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