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FMC Technologies Inc (NYSE:FTI)
Cash Flow from Operations
$866 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 three months ended in Mar. 2016, FMC Technologies Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $20 Mil. Its DDA was $63 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $26 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-16 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $16 Mil. In all, FMC Technologies Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $109 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.

FMC Technologies Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

FMC Technologies Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is

FMC Technologies Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 60.1 (Jun. 2015 ) + 266.4 (Sep. 2015 ) + 430.3 (Dec. 2015 ) + 109 (Mar. 2016 ) = $866 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.

FMC Technologies Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $20 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

FMC Technologies Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $63 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.

FMC Technologies Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $26 Mil. It means FMC Technologies Inc's working capital increased by $26 Mil from Dec. 2015 to Mar. 2016 .

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

FMC Technologies Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-16 Mil.

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

FMC Technologies Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

FMC Technologies Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 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).

FMC Technologies Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $16 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.

FMC Technologies Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 276303353361378404435507705395
CF_DDA 70847393101108146210233252
ChangeInWorkingCapital -226134-30141-458-389-593-19-9721
CF_DeferredTax 37663487-15-10-20-1812
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others -4496295875716011870253
Cash Flow from Operations 154575251595195165138795893932

FMC Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 1372281711711481088356202
CF_DDA 54586159585371696349
ChangeInWorkingCapital -178-36-33149-94-137-17269268
CF_DeferredTax 10-52-2517-922-19-160
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 29-61485547451075416-63
Cash Flow from Operations 5218424840917660266430109-4
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