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Deere & Co (NYSE:DE)
Cash Flow from Operations
$3,526 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 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 Oct. 2014, Deere & Co's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $650 Mil. Its DDA was $0 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $1,984 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-31 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $241 Mil. In all, Deere & Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $2,844 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.

Deere & Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Deere & Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is

Deere & Co Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was -746.2 (Jan. 2014 ) + -85.7 (Apr. 2014 ) + 1514 (Jul. 2014 ) + 2843.8 (Oct. 2014 ) = $3,526 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.

Deere & Co's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $650 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

Deere & Co's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $0 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.

Deere & Co's change in working capital for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $1,984 Mil. It means Deere & Co's working capital increased by $1,984 Mil from Jul. 2014 to Oct. 2014 .

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

Deere & Co's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $-31 Mil.

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

Deere & Co's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 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).

Deere & Co's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $241 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.

Deere & Co Annual Data

Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 1,4471,6941,8222,0538731,8742,8083,0723,5383,163
CF_DDA 6376917448318739159151,0041,1400
ChangeInWorkingCapital -839-1,21062-1,172-532-1,228-756-2,698-1,463-654
CF_DeferredTax -4916-490172175-168-92-173-280
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 22-218136147599546-473-1192121,297
Cash Flow from Operations 1,2179732,7591,9491,9852,2822,3261,1683,2543,526

Deere & Co Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 7906896501,084997807681981851650
CF_DDA 2442622772772872993432873270
ChangeInWorkingCapital -106948-2,032-1,3225661,324-1,804-1,3074731,984
CF_DeferredTax -81114-21-83-9325-9-129-111-31
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others -455292-123136-122124282-26241
Cash Flow from Operations 3922,303-1,249931,7442,667-746-861,5142,844
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