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Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC)
Cash Flow from Operations
$544 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2016, Cimarex Energy Co's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $-13 Mil. Its DDA was $109 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $34 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-5 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $6 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $85 Mil. In all, Cimarex Energy Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $216 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 Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Cimarex Energy Co's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is

Cimarex Energy Co Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 114.954 (Dec. 2015 ) + 85.06 (Mar. 2016 ) + 128.644 (Jun. 2016 ) + 215.627 (Sep. 2016 ) = $544 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 Co's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-13 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 Co's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $109 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 Co's change in working capital for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $34 Mil. It means Cimarex Energy Co's working capital increased by $34 Mil from Jun. 2016 to Sep. 2016 .

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

Cimarex Energy Co's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-5 Mil.

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

Cimarex Energy Co's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Cimarex Energy Co's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $6 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).

Cimarex Energy Co's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $85 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 local exchange's currency.

Cimarex Energy Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 346346-915-312575530354565507-2,409
CF_DDA 396462547266304390514616806779
ChangeInWorkingCapital -399-7617-58-2358-64-15-52
CF_DeferredTax 221168-603-165293358208330298-1,388
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 00109121922141520
Cash Flow from Others -45102,40486041837-13683,742
Cash Flow from Operations 8789951,3676751,1301,2921,1931,3241,619692

Cimarex Energy Co Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 14914476-415-600-763-631-186-270-13
CF_DDA 195219218217217186159128124109
ChangeInWorkingCapital -21625-74527-113-1834
CF_DeferredTax 888544-229-342-443-374-106-154-5
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 4445555676
Cash Flow from Others 8-1216099721,19596624044085
Cash Flow from Operations 42250234711325720611585129216
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