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Splunk Inc (NAS:SPLK)
Cash Flow from Operations
USD 208 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2017)

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 Apr. 2017, Splunk Inc's Net Income From Continuing Operations was USD -100 Mil. Its DDA was USD 9 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was USD 42 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was USD 0 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Discontinued Operations was USD 0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was USD 90 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was USD 0 Mil. In all, Splunk Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was USD 41 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.

Splunk Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as:

Splunk Inc's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is

Splunk Inc Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was 18.349 (Jul. 2016 ) + 45.272 (Oct. 2016 ) + 102.524 (Jan. 2017 ) + 41.358 (Apr. 2017 ) = USD 208 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.

Splunk Inc's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was USD -100 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

Splunk Inc's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was USD 9 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.

Splunk Inc's change in working capital for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was USD 42 Mil. It means Splunk Inc's working capital increased by USD 42 Mil from Jan. 2017 to Apr. 2017 .

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

Splunk Inc's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was USD 0 Mil.

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

Splunk Inc's cash flow from discontinued operations for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was USD 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.

Splunk Inc's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was USD 90 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).

Splunk Inc's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was USD 0 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.

Splunk Inc Annual Data

Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations 00-7-4-11-37-79-217-279-355
CF_DDA 0011257121935
ChangeInWorkingCapital 006918467695133136
CF_DeferredTax 00000-0-1-0-11-0
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 001241969214292378
Cash Flow from Others 00002142-009
Cash Flow from Operations 0018154774104156202

Splunk Inc Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
NetIncomeFromContinuingOperations -57-71-55-73-79-101-87-93-74-100
CF_DDA 43466688129
ChangeInWorkingCapital 4131123061408256342
CF_DeferredTax 0-0-11-00-1-0000
Cash Flow from Disc. Op. 0000000000
Stock Based Compensation 636664748891891059390
Cash Flow from Others 1-00-00-0-0190
Cash Flow from Operations 522914367736184510341
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