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Fifth Third Bancorp (NAS:FITB)
Cash Flow from Operations
$2,418 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

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 Sep. 2016, Fifth Third Bancorp's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $515 Mil. Its DDA was $113 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $3 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $23 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-156 Mil. In all, Fifth Third Bancorp's Cash Flow from Operations for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $498 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.

Fifth Third Bancorp's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Fifth Third Bancorp's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Fifth Third Bancorp Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $2,418 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

Fifth Third Bancorp's net income from continuing operations for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $515 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

Fifth Third Bancorp's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $113 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.

Fifth Third Bancorp's change in working capital for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $3 Mil. It means Fifth Third Bancorp's working capital increased by $3 Mil from Jun. 2016 to Sep. 2016 .

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

Fifth Third Bancorp's cash flow from deferred tax for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0 Mil.

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

Fifth Third Bancorp's cash flow from discontinued operations for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 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.

Fifth Third Bancorp's stock based compensation for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $23 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).

Fifth Third Bancorp's cash flow from others for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-156 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 local exchange's currency.

Fifth Third Bancorp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 1,1841,076-2,1137377531,2981,5741,8261,4831,706
CF_DDA 3993678341457455531507414441
ChangeInWorkingCapital 1,281-4499361,00295291-261-226-791196
CF_DeferredTax -21-178-1,140184176437271253790
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 06157456459697883100
Cash Flow from Others 650-1,5635,3451,4851,760-1743732,157808-25
Cash Flow from Operations 3,493-6863,0933,7943,3052,3662,5574,5952,0762,418

Fifth Third Bancorp Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 438341385361309380656327329515
CF_DDA 102107107107114112108110118113
ChangeInWorkingCapital -4330-359100-170-136402-211-333
CF_DeferredTax 00940000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 26202021292822263723
Cash Flow from Others 10292274-86165183-287143-144-156
Cash Flow from Operations 625590521503447567901395307498
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