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SanDisk Corp (NAS:SNDK)
Cash Flow from Operations
$1,622 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

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 Jun. 2014, SanDisk Corp's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $274 Mil. Its DDA was $134 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-192 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $1 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $24 Mil. In all, SanDisk Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $241 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.

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

SanDisk Corp's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

SanDisk Corp Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 382.413 (Sep. 2013 ) + 616.815 (Dec. 2013 ) + 382.079 (Mar. 2014 ) + 240.86 (Jun. 2014 ) = $1,622 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.

SanDisk Corp's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $274 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

SanDisk Corp's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $134 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.

SanDisk Corp's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-192 Mil. It means SanDisk Corp's working capital declined by $192 Mil from Mar. 2014 to Jun. 2014 .

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

SanDisk Corp's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1 Mil.

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

SanDisk Corp's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 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).

SanDisk Corp's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $24 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.

SanDisk Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 267386199218-1,9874151,3009874171,043
CF_DDA 3966136256307231227352416464
ChangeInWorkingCapital -101142083351-24252-209-394207
CF_DeferredTax 9-2-26-35146-13-172-75341
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 14162691311,2719645-156149
Cash Flow from Operations 228481598653884881,4521,0545301,864

SanDisk Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 1141377214166262277338269274
CF_DDA 100102101114118111108126133134
ChangeInWorkingCapital -164-111-66-53126-11-95186-40-192
CF_DeferredTax 604255312-12-5371
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 111514161016104201324
Cash Flow from Operations 6719128316474391382617382241
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