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Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS)
Cash Flow from Operations
$628 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2015)

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 Apr. 2015, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $63 Mil. Its DDA was $43 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-78 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $5 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $7 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-5 Mil. In all, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $36 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2015 is calculated as:

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2015 is

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was 138.295 (Jul. 2014 ) + -49.462 (Oct. 2014 ) + 503.221 (Jan. 2015 ) + 35.508 (Apr. 2015 ) = $628 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 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

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $43 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $-78 Mil. It means Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's working capital declined by $78 Mil from Jan. 2015 to Apr. 2015 .

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

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $5 Mil.

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

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $7 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).

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $-5 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 73113155-40135182264291338344
CF_DDA 50557591101110117125155179
ChangeInWorkingCapital 29-1963-69147741320-11488
CF_DeferredTax 2-1-33-4691825-225-6
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 00026212524322726
Cash Flow from Others 15-72198-13-19-33-27-26-26
Cash Flow from Operations 168140263160401390410438404606

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc Quarterly Data

Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 13065845013970694915663
CF_DDA 36334437413753414843
ChangeInWorkingCapital 175-154-50-171261-7124-150286-78
CF_DeferredTax 8-13-11920-8-143125
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 9777776777
Cash Flow from Others -3-12-3-5-6-21-00-5-5
Cash Flow from Operations 355-7581-6346214138-4950336
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