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OAO Gazprom (OTCPK:OGZPY)
Cash Flow from Operations
$48,805 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2013, OAO Gazprom's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $17,062 Mil. Its DDA was $5,650 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-2,060 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $1,268 Mil. In all, OAO Gazprom's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $21,919 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.

OAO Gazprom's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as:

Cash Flow from Operations(A: Dec. 2012 )
=Net Income From Continuing Operations+DDA+Change In Working Capital+Deferred Tax
=42494.5193929+9391.84935357+919.533445756+0
+Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations+Cash Flow from Others
+0+-12175.8572232
=40,630

OAO Gazprom's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 is

Cash Flow from Operations(Q: Sep. 2013 )
=Net Income From Continuing Operations+DDA+Change In Working Capital+Deferred Tax
=17061.7481731+5650.19673974+-2060.45531197+0
+Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations+Cash Flow from Others
+0+1267.9876335
=21,919

OAO Gazprom Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2013 was 12330.4103429 (Dec. 2012 ) + 14555.1714446 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0 (Jun. 2013 ) + 21919.4772344 (Sep. 2013 ) = $48,805 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.

OAO Gazprom's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $17,062 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

OAO Gazprom's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $5,650 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.

OAO Gazprom's change in working capital for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $-2,060 Mil. It means OAO Gazprom's working capital declined by $2,060 Mil from Jun. 2013 to Sep. 2013 .

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

OAO Gazprom's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $0 Mil.

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

OAO Gazprom's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Sep. 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).

OAO Gazprom's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $1,268 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.

OAO Gazprom Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 000-109-9394,924930-18047,21642,495
CF_DDA 00005,1605,4816,2176,8477,7349,392
ChangeInWorkingCapital 00003,799-592-7009,399-908920
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 00013,8526,54717,56217,24923,852-8,021-12,176
Cash Flow from Operations 00013,74214,56627,37523,69639,91846,02240,630

OAO Gazprom Quarterly Data

Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 27,3745,61714,22412,967016,72912,79913,770017,062
CF_DDA 3,7641,9032,0672,32204,7302,3413,08805,650
ChangeInWorkingCapital -1,5994222696,9790-6,181122-1,7420-2,060
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others -10,1622,691-549-5,2260-4,019-2,930-56001,268
Cash Flow from Operations 19,37710,63216,01217,042011,25812,33014,555021,919
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