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Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC)
Cash Flow from Operations
$11,836 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

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. 2016, Wells Fargo & Co's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $5,573 Mil. Its DDA was $938 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $3,070 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $460 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-17,405 Mil. In all, Wells Fargo & Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-7,364 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.

Wells Fargo & Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Wells Fargo & Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is

Wells Fargo & Co Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 18937 (Sep. 2015 ) + -5029 (Dec. 2015 ) + 5292 (Mar. 2016 ) + -7364 (Jun. 2016 ) = $11,836 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.

Wells Fargo & Co's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $5,573 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

Wells Fargo & Co's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $938 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.

Wells Fargo & Co's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $3,070 Mil. It means Wells Fargo & Co's working capital increased by $3,070 Mil from Mar. 2016 to Jun. 2016 .

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

Wells Fargo & Co's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0 Mil.

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

Wells Fargo & Co's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0 Mil.

6. Stock Based Compensation:
It is a way corporations use stock options to reward employees. It provides executives and employees the opportunity to share in the growth of the company and, if structured properly, can align their interests with the interests of the company's shareholders and investors, without burning the company's cash on hand.

Wells Fargo & Co's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $460 Mil.

7. 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).

Wells Fargo & Co's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-17,405 Mil.


Related Terms

Net Income From Continuing Operations, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Change In Working Capital, Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations, Stock Based Compensation, 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.

Wells Fargo & Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 8,4208,0572,69812,66712,66316,21119,36822,22423,60823,276
CF_DDA 3,2211,5321,6692,8411,9242,2082,8073,2932,5153,288
ChangeInWorkingCapital 12,524-6,974-38,2489,167-3,93429,43094,46346,11818,15435,788
CF_DeferredTax 593-31-1,6420000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 001742454361,4881,6981,9201,9121,958
Cash Flow from Others 3,2186,49430,5613,6937,683-35,672-59,796-15,914-28,660-49,538
Cash Flow from Operations 27,9769,078-4,78828,61318,77213,66558,54057,64117,52914,772

Wells Fargo & Co Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 6,0755,7865,9555,7925,8845,7865,9835,6235,5145,573
CF_DDA 5717326305827278318388921,295938
ChangeInWorkingCapital -1,319-1,21016,3064,3776,8978,82322,060-1,9921,6063,070
CF_DeferredTax 0000000000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 692452381387708470347433716460
Cash Flow from Others -3,178-8,999-8,210-8,273-11,701-17,561-10,291-9,985-3,839-17,405
Cash Flow from Operations 2,841-3,23915,0622,8652,515-1,65118,937-5,0295,292-7,364
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