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Tata Motors Ltd (NYSE:TTM)
Cash Flow from Operations
$5,417 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, Tata Motors Ltd's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $1,183 Mil. Its DDA was $399 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-643 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 $119 Mil. In all, Tata Motors Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1,058 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.

Tata Motors Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash Flow from Operations(A: Mar. 2014 )
=Net Income From Continuing Operations+DDA+Change In Working Capital+Deferred Tax
=2205.87269682+1857.51758794+666.035175879+0
+Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations+Cash Flow from Others
+0+1516.4958124
=6,246

Tata Motors Ltd's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

Cash Flow from Operations(Q: Jun. 2014 )
=Net Income From Continuing Operations+DDA+Change In Working Capital+Deferred Tax
=1182.59385666+399.317406143+-643.344709898+0
+Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations+Cash Flow from Others
+0+119.453924915
=1,058

Tata Motors Ltd Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 0 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1563.42668863 (Dec. 2013 ) + 2795.33500838 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1058.02047782 (Jun. 2014 ) = $5,417 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.

Tata Motors Ltd's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1,183 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

Tata Motors Ltd's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $399 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.

Tata Motors Ltd's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-643 Mil. It means Tata Motors Ltd's working capital declined by $643 Mil from Mar. 2014 to Jun. 2014 .

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

Tata Motors Ltd's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0 Mil.

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

Tata Motors Ltd'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).

Tata Motors Ltd's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $119 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.

Tata Motors Ltd Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 305343425548-5278501,6822,2871,6592,206
CF_DDA 1131341552065688289911,0691,4031,858
ChangeInWorkingCapital 98-334-199-617-41868-62856-152666
CF_DeferredTax 2116190000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others -13-29114395103571,1938741,2671,516
Cash Flow from Operations 5251304105775102,9033,2394,2864,1786,246

Tata Motors Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 2,2870047337746101,020-1891,183
CF_DDA 1,069002707773070364787399
ChangeInWorkingCapital 5600-163-256-4780-82874-643
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 87400-771,250-11402621,324119
Cash Flow from Operations 4,286005032,14917601,5632,7951,058
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