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Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN)
Cash Flow from Operations
$5,436 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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. 2013, Devon Energy Corp's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $207 Mil. Its DDA was $711 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-194 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $278 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $435 Mil. In all, Devon Energy Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,437 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.

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

Devon Energy Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

Devon Energy Corp Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 1002 (Mar. 2013 ) + 1396 (Jun. 2013 ) + 1601 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1437 (Dec. 2013 ) = $5,436 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.

Devon Energy Corp's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $207 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

Devon Energy Corp's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $711 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.

Devon Energy Corp's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-194 Mil. It means Devon Energy Corp's working capital declined by $194 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Dec. 2013 .

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

Devon Energy Corp's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $278 Mil.

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

Devon Energy Corp's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 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).

Devon Energy Corp's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $435 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.

Devon Energy Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 2,1862,9302,8463,606-2,148-2,7532,3332,134-185-20
CF_DDA 2,2251,9242,2312,8583,2032,1081,9302,2482,8112,780
ChangeInWorkingCapital -639-199-596-207140-282-275-50-298
CF_DeferredTax 370448408578-1,562-2,0147192,299-18497
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 2228240729000000
Cash Flow from Others 761930017610,1227,256778-1822,5642,877
Cash Flow from Operations 4,8165,6125,9936,6519,4084,7375,4786,2244,9565,436

Devon Energy Corp Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 02,134414477-719-357-1,339683429207
CF_DDA 566626680684716731704674691711
ChangeInWorkingCapital -627441-32133534-98-1583024-194
CF_DeferredTax 746115179226-401-188-623182260278
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 719-1,30674-2961,7311,0552,418-173197435
Cash Flow from Operations 1,4042,0101,0261,4261,3611,1431,0021,3961,6011,437
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