cash flows from operating activities

Definition

An accounting of funds related to the company's operations, reported on the cash flow statement of a company's annual report. This figure is calculated by adjusting net income to reflect depreciation expenses, deferred taxes, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and any extraordinary items. It shows how much money the company received from its actual business operations. This does not include cash received from other sources, such as investments.

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I needed to determine the cash flows from operating activities and I thought it was a really cool thing to do.

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You should try to find the best way to use your cASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES to make more money for you.

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If our company has increased cash flows from operating activities we may be able to push forward on our new project even earlier than we anticipated.

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