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Popular Inc (NAS:BPOP)
Cash Flow from Operations
$1,001 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2014, Popular Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $63 Mil. Its DDA was $14 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $573 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $31 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-160 Mil. In all, Popular Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $522 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.

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

Popular Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is

Popular Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 184.217 (Dec. 2013 ) + 159.846 (Mar. 2014 ) + 135.857 (Jun. 2014 ) + 521.551 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1,001 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.

Popular Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $63 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

Popular Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $14 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.

Popular Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $573 Mil. It means Popular Inc's working capital increased by $573 Mil from Jun. 2014 to Sep. 2014 .

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

Popular Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $31 Mil.

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

Popular Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Popular Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Sep. 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).

Popular Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-160 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.

Popular Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 537364-64-1,244-5741371512455990
CF_DDA 280314898574685657580
ChangeInWorkingCapital -1,154-1,4201,2191,8091,3026759791,3201,4090
CF_DeferredTax -4-26-224380-80-126-135-2890
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0021000000
Cash Flow from Others 1,2691,639-318227-93-705-516-963-9580
Cash Flow from Operations 9298707041,2586291636775248190

Popular Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 4784-12032722916386-511630
CF_DDA 1414151515141414140
ChangeInWorkingCapital 3345174144612952392182465730
CF_DeferredTax 415-61-261191414-11310
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000-1900
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others -289-380-13-360-339-246-173417-1600
Cash Flow from Operations 1102492351822181841601365220
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