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Verisk Analytics Inc (NAS:VRSK)
Cash Flow from Operations
$507 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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 Dec. 2013, Verisk Analytics Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $87 Mil. Its DDA was $35 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-22 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $38 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-18 Mil. In all, Verisk Analytics Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $120 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.

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

Verisk Analytics Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

Verisk Analytics Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 191.257 (Mar. 2013 ) + 55.434 (Jun. 2013 ) + 139.761 (Sep. 2013 ) + 120.468 (Dec. 2013 ) = $507 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.

Verisk Analytics Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $87 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

Verisk Analytics Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $35 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.

Verisk Analytics Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-22 Mil. It means Verisk Analytics Inc's working capital declined by $22 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Dec. 2013 .

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

Verisk Analytics Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $38 Mil.

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

Verisk Analytics Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 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).

Verisk Analytics Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-18 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.

Verisk Analytics Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 000150158127243283329348
CF_DDA 0006665716879104135
ChangeInWorkingCapital 00011-8382910-1047
CF_DeferredTax 000-6201210216344
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 000271378-13-17-18-68
Cash Flow from Operations 000249248326336376468507

Verisk Analytics Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 71807573839881849687
CF_DDA 20202025283132343335
ChangeInWorkingCapital 40-3303835-51010812-22
CF_DeferredTax -423-0-006410538
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 10-3995-138-13578-171-6-18
Cash Flow from Operations 13752190-213414719155140120
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