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Apple Inc (NAS:AAPL)
Cash from Financing
$-37,790 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

Cash from financing is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.

For the three months ended in Mar. 2014, Apple Inc paid $17,764 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $0 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $2,661 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $18 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Apple Inc spent $20,407 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2014.


Definition

This is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders. In the calculation of free cash flow, cash from financing is not calculated because it is not related to operating activities.

Apple Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-22330+16896+0+-10564+-381
=-16,379

Apple Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-17764+0+0+-2661+18
=-20,407

Apple Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was -2126 (Jun. 2013 ) + -7508 (Sep. 2013 ) + -7749 (Dec. 2013 ) + -20407 (Mar. 2014 ) = $-37,790 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Cash from financing contains five items:

1. Net Issuance of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing shares than it has paid to buy back shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares.

Apple Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-17,764 Mil. Apple Inc paid $17,764 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares.

2. Net Issuance of Debt:
Net issuance of debt is the cash a company received or spent through debt related activities such as debt issuance or debt repayment. If a company pays down its debt during the period, this number will be negative. If a company issued more debt, it receives cash and this number is positive.

Apple Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil. Apple Inc received $0 Mil from issuing more debt.

3. Net Issuance of Preferred:
A company may raise cash from issuing new preferred shares. It can also use cash to buy back preferred shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing preferred shares than it has paid to buy back preferred shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back preferred shares than it has received for issuing preferred shares.

Apple Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil. Apple Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

4. Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Apple Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-2,661 Mil. Apple Inc spent $2,661 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

5. Other Financing:
Money spent or earned by company from other financial activities.

Apple Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $18 Mil. Apple Inc received $18 Mil on other financial activities.


Related Terms

Cash Flow from Operations, Cash Flow from Investing, Net Issuance of Stock, Net Issuance of Debt, Dividends, Net Issuance of Preferred


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Apple Inc Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
Net Issuance of Stock 427543-37362359475912831665-22,330
Net Issuance of Debt -3000000000016,896
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 00000000-2,488-10,564
Other Financing 00361377757188345613125-381
Cash from Financing 1275433247391,1166631,2571,444-1,698-16,379

Apple Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Net Issuance of Stock 9128656232-1,874199-15,940-4,715-4,895-17,764
Net Issuance of Debt 00000016,896000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000-2,488-2,493-2,491-2,811-2,769-2,769-2,661
Other Financing -2224-111234-13044-271-24-8518
Cash from Financing 69310-55-2,022-4,497-2,248-2,126-7,508-7,749-20,407
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