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Cimarex Energy Company (NYSE:XEC)
Cash Flow from Operations
$1,324 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, Cimarex Energy Company's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $207 Mil. Its DDA was $173 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $28 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $118 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-142 Mil. In all, Cimarex Energy Company's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $384 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.

Cimarex Energy Company's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Cimarex Energy Company's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

Cimarex Energy Company Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 247.078 (Mar. 2013 ) + 322.708 (Jun. 2013 ) + 370.962 (Sep. 2013 ) + 383.6 (Dec. 2013 ) = $1,324 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.

Cimarex Energy Company's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $207 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

Cimarex Energy Company's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $173 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.

Cimarex Energy Company's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $28 Mil. It means Cimarex Energy Company's working capital increased by $28 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Dec. 2013 .

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

Cimarex Energy Company's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $118 Mil.

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

Cimarex Energy Company'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).

Cimarex Energy Company's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-142 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.

Cimarex Energy Company Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 154328346346-915-312575530354565
CF_DDA 126263396462547266304390514616
ChangeInWorkingCapital 7-20-399-7617-58-2358-64
CF_DeferredTax 67113221168-603-165293358208330
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 220-45102,414869173759-122
Cash Flow from Operations 3567058789951,3676751,1301,2921,1931,324

Cimarex Energy Company Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 12853010664849990130138207
CF_DDA 105111118121136138136147159173
ChangeInWorkingCapital -2411-5183-3057-45-24-2328
CF_DeferredTax 1216963385058537782118
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Cash Flow from Others 3-399161721513-715-142
Cash Flow from Operations 332321252323261357247323371384
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