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AmerisourceBergen Corp (NYSE:ABC)
Cash from Financing
$-630 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2015)

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 Sep. 2015, AmerisourceBergen Corp paid $1,059 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $257 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $62 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $16 Mil on other financial activities. In all, AmerisourceBergen Corp spent $1,361 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 2015.


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.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1859.106+1496.39+0+-253.919+-13.65
=-630

AmerisourceBergen Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Sep. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1058.807+-256.901+0+-61.865+16.244
=-1,361

AmerisourceBergen Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was -329.565 (Dec. 2014 ) + 1908.8 (Mar. 2015 ) + -848.191 (Jun. 2015 ) + -1361.329 (Sep. 2015 ) = $-630 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.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $-1,059 Mil. AmerisourceBergen Corp paid $1,059 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.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $-257 Mil. AmerisourceBergen Corp spent $257 Mil paying down its 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.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $0 Mil. AmerisourceBergen Corp 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.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $-62 Mil. AmerisourceBergen Corp spent $62 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

AmerisourceBergen Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $16 Mil. AmerisourceBergen Corp received $16 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.

AmerisourceBergen Corp Annual Data

Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
Net Issuance of Stock -581-1,341-680-450-470-841-1,162-484-754-1,859
Net Issuance of Debt 135227-16-9163225205661,496
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -21-37-49-63-91-118-133-196-214-254
Other Financing -3-38218123148126-61-99-14
Cash from Financing -470-1,155-663-504-275-788-1,117-741-501-630

AmerisourceBergen Corp Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
Net Issuance of Stock -116-83-20-232-319-183-300-16-484-1,059
Net Issuance of Debt 00423-423566002,011-257-257
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -49-49-54-54-53-53-64-64-64-62
Other Financing 30-109-1612421735-22-4316
Cash from Financing -136-240188-707236-219-3301,909-848-1,361
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