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BCE Cash Flow from Operations

: $6,498 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2021)
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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. 2021, BCE's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $601 Mil. Its Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization was $944 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $300 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $193 Mil. Its Cash from Discontinued Operating Activities was $0 Mil. Its Asset Impairment Charge was $134 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $0 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-126 Mil. In all, BCE's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $2,045 Mil.


BCE Cash Flow from Operations Historical Data

The historical data trend for BCE's Cash Flow from Operations can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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BCE Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Cash Flow from Operations
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4,980.13 5,762.39 5,495.68 6,042.98 6,053.56

BCE Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Cash Flow from Operations Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,890.50 1,594.86 1,273.32 1,584.85 2,045.01

BCE Cash Flow from Operations Calculation

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.

BCE's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as:

Cash Flow from Operations(A: Dec. 2020 )
=Net Income From Continuing Operations+Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization+Change In Working Capital+Deferred Tax
=1930.673745023+3438.2075103443+369.2716059021+618.31524709189
+Cash from Discontinued Operating Activities+Asset Impairment Charge+Stock Based Compensation+Cash Flow from Others
+42.157857756265+368.49090483254+0+-713.56077757827
=6,054

BCE's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is:


Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $6,498 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


BCE  (NYSE:BCE) Cash Flow from Operations Explanation

For companies reported in indirect method, 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.

BCE's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $601 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

BCE's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $944 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.

BCE's change in working capital for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $300 Mil. It means BCE's working capital increased by $300 Mil from Mar. 2021 to Jun. 2021 .

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

BCE's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $193 Mil.

5. Cash from Discontinued Operating Activities:
Net cash from all of the entity's discontinued operating activities.

BCE's cash from discontinued operating Activities for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $0 Mil.

6. Asset Impairment Charge:
It is the charge against earnings resulting from the aggregate write down of all assets from their carrying value to their fair value.

BCE's asset impairment charge for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $134 Mil.

7. 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.

BCE's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $0 Mil.

8. 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).

BCE's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $-126 Mil.


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BCE Business Description

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BCE is both a wireless and Internet service provider, offering wireless, broadband, television, and landline phone services in Canada. It is one of the big three national wireless carriers, with its roughly 10 million customers constituting about 30% of the market. It is also the ILEC (incumbent local exchange carrier--the legacy telephone provider) throughout much of the eastern half of Canada, including in the most populous Canadian provinces--Ontario and Quebec. Additionally, BCE has a media segment, which holds television, radio, and digital media assets. BCE licenses the Canadian rights to movie channels including HBO, Showtime, and Starz. In 2020, the wireline segment accounted for 55% of total EBITDA, while wireless composed 38%, and media provided the remainder.

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