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Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TCK)
Cash Flow from Operations
$2,119 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2014, Teck Resources Ltd's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $77 Mil. Its DDA was $307 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $56 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 $63 Mil. In all, Teck Resources Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $503 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.

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

Cash Flow from Operations(A: Dec. 2013 )
=Net Income From Continuing Operations+DDA+Change In Working Capital+Deferred Tax
=949.248120301+1158.83458647+220.864661654+0
+Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations+Cash Flow from Others
+0+375.939849624
=2,705

Teck Resources Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is

Cash Flow from Operations(Q: Sep. 2014 )
=Net Income From Continuing Operations+DDA+Change In Working Capital+Deferred Tax
=77.195531741+306.965761511+56.3073290346+0
+Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations+Cash Flow from Others
+0+62.6646081192
=503

Teck Resources Ltd Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 722.744360902 (Dec. 2013 ) + 490.549054905 (Mar. 2014 ) + 402.585410896 (Jun. 2014 ) + 503.133230406 (Sep. 2014 ) = $2,119 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.

Teck Resources Ltd's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $77 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

Teck Resources Ltd's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $307 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.

Teck Resources Ltd's change in working capital for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $56 Mil. It means Teck Resources Ltd's working capital increased by $56 Mil from Jun. 2014 to Sep. 2014 .

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

Teck Resources Ltd's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil.

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

Teck Resources Ltd's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Sep. 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).

Teck Resources Ltd's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $63 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.

Teck Resources Ltd Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 4871,1572,0771,6575491,6601,9592,703879949
CF_DDA 2262362293324168809338909611,159
ChangeInWorkingCapital -22-20260-281-1,267673-62-658-392221
CF_DeferredTax 16311052-971,2061760000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 000002930000
Cash Flow from Others 64-66-98105854-867-1099301,376376
Cash Flow from Operations 9181,4172,5201,7161,7582,8152,7213,8642,8232,705

Teck Resources Ltd Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 290197879321157267228697877
CF_DDA 250244244286280311309294312307
ChangeInWorkingCapital 42-15775-13103912568-7856
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 165316-3941501294760599063
Cash Flow from Operations 747600804745669634723491403503
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