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SCANA Corp (NYSE:SCG)
Cash Flow from Operations
$1,050 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2013, SCANA Corp's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $103 Mil. Its DDA was $156 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $71 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-6 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-53 Mil. In all, SCANA Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $271 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.

SCANA Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

SCANA Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

SCANA Corp Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 193 (Mar. 2013 ) + 300 (Jun. 2013 ) + 286 (Sep. 2013 ) + 271 (Dec. 2013 ) = $1,050 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.

SCANA Corp's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $103 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

SCANA Corp's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $156 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.

SCANA Corp's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $71 Mil. It means SCANA Corp's working capital increased by $71 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Dec. 2013 .

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

SCANA Corp's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-6 Mil.

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

SCANA Corp's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Dec. 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).

SCANA Corp's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-53 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.

SCANA Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 257320310320353357376387420471
CF_DDA 296536364349344347377394412450
ChangeInWorkingCapital -87-4708242-222-86-162-122-102103
CF_DeferredTax 742552209324016413056
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 3956-8-3-21-32-20-12-21-30
Cash Flow from Operations 5794677537304546798118118391,050

SCANA Corp Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 02931217212210515186131103
CF_DDA 103104105789413511084100156
ChangeInWorkingCapital -3-135-886798-179-81872671
CF_DeferredTax 52675015956172223-6
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 100-195-3226-46-4216-53
Cash Flow from Operations 25213418525432971193300286271
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