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Apple Inc (NAS:AAPL)
Cash from Financing
$-19,631 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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 Dec. 2013, Apple Inc paid $4,895 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 $2,769 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $85 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Apple Inc spent $7,749 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2013.


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 Dec. 2013 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-4895+0+0+-2769+-85
=-7,749

Apple Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -2248 (Mar. 2013 ) + -2126 (Jun. 2013 ) + -7508 (Sep. 2013 ) + -7749 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-19,631 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 Dec. 2013 was $-4,895 Mil. Apple Inc paid $4,895 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 Dec. 2013 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 Dec. 2013 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 Dec. 2013 was $-2,769 Mil. Apple Inc spent $2,769 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 Dec. 2013 was $-85 Mil. Apple Inc spent $85 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 427543-37362483475912831665-22,330
Net Issuance of Debt -3000000000016,896
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 00000000-2,488-10,564
Other Financing 00361377633188345613125-381
Cash from Financing 1275433247391,1166631,2571,444-1,698-16,379

Apple Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock 2549128656232-1,874199-15,940-4,715-4,895
Net Issuance of Debt 000000016,89600
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000-2,488-2,493-2,491-2,811-2,769-2,769
Other Financing 177-2224-111234-13044-271-24-85
Cash from Financing 43169310-55-2,022-4,497-2,248-2,126-7,508-7,749
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