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Seagate Technology PLC (NAS:STX)
Cash Flow from Operations
$2,558 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, Seagate Technology PLC's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $320 Mil. Its DDA was $211 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-9 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-50 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $105 Mil. In all, Seagate Technology PLC's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $577 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Seagate Technology PLC's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

Seagate Technology PLC Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 682 (Sep. 2013 ) + 856 (Dec. 2013 ) + 443 (Mar. 2014 ) + 577 (Jun. 2014 ) = $2,558 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $320 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

Seagate Technology PLC's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $211 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-9 Mil. It means Seagate Technology PLC's working capital declined by $9 Mil from Mar. 2014 to Jun. 2014 .

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

Seagate Technology PLC's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-50 Mil.

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

Seagate Technology PLC'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).

Seagate Technology PLC's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $105 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.

Seagate Technology PLC Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 7078409131,262-3,0861,60951101,8381,570
CF_DDA 466612851844931780754814873879
ChangeInWorkingCapital 236-76-683324300-569-116-424274-1
CF_DeferredTax 1123-36510306-3646-28-70-67
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 858227982,372148692,900132177
Cash Flow from Operations 1,4281,4579432,5388231,9321,2643,2623,0472,558

Seagate Technology PLC Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 00582492416348427428395320
CF_DDA 224217212218221222228229211211
ChangeInWorkingCapital -43623236511252-255-1213-204-9
CF_DeferredTax -1-23-5-6-3-56-1-14-2-50
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 1,1511,019-2228-312929043105
Cash Flow from Operations 9381,4451,132844683388682856443577
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