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John Wiley & Sons Inc (NYSE:JW.A)
Cash Flow from Operations
$337 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 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 Jul. 2016, John Wiley & Sons Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $31 Mil. Its DDA was $30 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-132 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-65 Mil. In all, John Wiley & Sons Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $-137 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as:

John Wiley & Sons Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 is

John Wiley & Sons Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was -2.437 (Oct. 2015 ) + 243.13 (Jan. 2016 ) + 233.346 (Apr. 2016 ) + -136.712 (Jul. 2016 ) = $337 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $31 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

John Wiley & Sons Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $30 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $-132 Mil. It means John Wiley & Sons Inc's working capital declined by $132 Mil from Apr. 2016 to Jul. 2016 .

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

John Wiley & Sons Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $0 Mil.

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

John Wiley & Sons Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Jul. 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Jul. 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).

John Wiley & Sons Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $-65 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 100148128144172213144161177146
CF_DDA 88727275818798103113116
ChangeInWorkingCapital -35-69-51-1620-20-26-29-3
CF_DeferredTax 411179103-9000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0171725181712131416
Cash Flow from Others 6410115878756291988175
Cash Flow from Operations 221280341315376380337348355350

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 36345443473244363431
CF_DDA 26282929282929302830
ChangeInWorkingCapital 1-8321-538-119341962-132
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 2354244440
Cash Flow from Others 129-84-10017886-71-113154105-65
Cash Flow from Operations 194-1028248201-124-2243233-137
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