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The Scotts Miracle Gro Co (NYSE:SMG)
Cash Flow from Operations
$237 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 three months ended in Sep. 2016, The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $-27 Mil. Its DDA was $19 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $181 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $2 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $92 Mil. In all, The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $266 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.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -338.6 (Dec. 2015 ) + -289.2 (Mar. 2016 ) + 598.9 (Jun. 2016 ) + 266.3 (Sep. 2016 ) = $237 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.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-27 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

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $19 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.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's change in working capital for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $181 Mil. It means The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's working capital increased by $181 Mil from Jun. 2016 to Sep. 2016 .

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

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's cash flow from deferred tax for the three 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.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three 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.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $2 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).

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $92 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.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 113-11153212168107161166159315
CF_DDA 68706059626266646974
ChangeInWorkingCapital -10838-18-53-5866-440-120
CF_DeferredTax 6-17-638-11242412184
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 0131516161310111316
Cash Flow from Others 691384-12-59515314-130
Cash Flow from Operations 247201265296122153342241247237

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 122-16-74124133-25-81210213-27
CF_DDA 16161616191918191819
ChangeInWorkingCapital 478194-215-529518226-280-527506181
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 2227222922
Cash Flow from Others 31940112-0-14092
Cash Flow from Operations 649207-267-382673223-339-289599266
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