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First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund (AMEX:FEN)
Cash Flow from Operations
$-60.35 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 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 six months ended in Nov. 2013, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $32.99 Mil. Its DDA was $0.00 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $15.00 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0.00 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0.00 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-0.66 Mil. In all, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Cash Flow from Operations for the six months ended in Nov. 2013 was $47.33 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.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2013 is calculated as:

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2013 is

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $-60.35 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.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's net income from continuing operations for the six months ended in Nov. 2013 was $32.99 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

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the six months ended in Nov. 2013 was $0.00 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.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's change in working capital for the six months ended in Nov. 2013 was $15.00 Mil. It means First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's working capital increased by $15.00 Mil from May. 2013 to Nov. 2013 .

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

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's cash flow from deferred tax for the six months ended in Nov. 2013 was $0.00 Mil.

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

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's cash flow from discontinued operations for the six months ended in Nov. 2013 was $0.00 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).

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's cash flow from others for the six months ended in Nov. 2013 was $-0.66 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.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Annual Data

Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0.000.000.000.000.000.0063.5638.6054.1699.56
CF_DDA 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
ChangeInWorkingCapital 0.000.000.000.000.000.0033.1720.2930.7849.50
CF_DeferredTax 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cash Flow from Others 0.000.000.000.000.000.00-229.28-167.26-165.76-209.41
Cash Flow from Operations 0.000.000.000.000.000.00-132.55-108.37-80.82-60.35

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Semi-Annual Data

May10Nov10May11Nov11May12Nov12May13Nov13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 0.000.0012.2751.3022.3716.2313.1741.0066.5732.99
CF_DDA 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
ChangeInWorkingCapital 0.000.006.1227.0511.888.416.2524.5334.5015.00
CF_DeferredTax 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cash Flow from Others 0.000.00-115.66-113.63-59.69-107.57-4.91-160.85-208.76-0.66
Cash Flow from Operations 0.000.00-97.27-35.28-25.44-82.9314.50-95.32-107.6847.33
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