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Estee Lauder Cos Inc (NYSE:EL)
Cash Flow from Operations
$1,354 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, Estee Lauder Cos Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $435 Mil. Its DDA was $96 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $179 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $5 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $38 Mil. In all, Estee Lauder Cos Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $753 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.

Estee Lauder Cos Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2013 is calculated as:

Estee Lauder Cos Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

Estee Lauder Cos Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 279.1 (Mar. 2013 ) + 292.1 (Jun. 2013 ) + 29.9 (Sep. 2013 ) + 752.5 (Dec. 2013 ) = $1,354 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.

Estee Lauder Cos Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $435 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

Estee Lauder Cos Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $96 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.

Estee Lauder Cos Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $179 Mil. It means Estee Lauder Cos Inc's working capital increased by $179 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Dec. 2013 .

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

Estee Lauder Cos Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $5 Mil.

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

Estee Lauder Cos Inc'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).

Estee Lauder Cos Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $38 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.

Estee Lauder Cos Inc Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 3424062444494742274827048611,024
CF_DDA 192197198207251254264294296337
ChangeInWorkingCapital 67-248224-65-3205157-34-58-208
CF_DeferredTax 18105-7410-116-108-25-25-22-76
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 54181186085119788750150
Cash Flow from Operations 6734787106626906969571,0271,1271,226

Estee Lauder Cos Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 2796771315230044917996302435
CF_DDA 70717480787990908996
ChangeInWorkingCapital -42216469131-542244189-397179
CF_DeferredTax -10-4-157-19-4-21-33-235
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 47-262-0-13581230505938
Cash Flow from Operations -36646260257-12578027929230753
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