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Adobe Systems Inc (NAS:ADBE)
Cash from Financing
$-130 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 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 Feb. 2015, Adobe Systems Inc paid $144 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $387 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $124 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Adobe Systems Inc earned $119 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Feb. 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.

Adobe Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Nov. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-372.159+-14.684+0+0+-120.44
=-507

Adobe Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Feb. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-143.68+387.091+0+0+-124.136
=119

Adobe Systems Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2015 was -135.927 (May. 2014 ) + -9.794 (Aug. 2014 ) + -103.353 (Nov. 2014 ) + 119.275 (Feb. 2015 ) = $-130 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.

Adobe Systems Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Feb. 2015 was $-144 Mil. Adobe Systems Inc paid $144 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.

Adobe Systems Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Feb. 2015 was $387 Mil. Adobe Systems Inc received $387 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.

Adobe Systems Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Feb. 2015 was $0 Mil. Adobe Systems 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.

Adobe Systems Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Feb. 2015 was $0 Mil. Adobe Systems Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Adobe Systems Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Feb. 2015 was $-124 Mil. Adobe Systems Inc spent $124 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.

Adobe Systems Inc Annual Data

Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13Nov14
Net Issuance of Stock -244-855-1,435-1,404-170-711-550-236-502-372
Net Issuance of Debt 000350636490-10-7-0-15
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -3000000000
Other Financing -0808532126108-57-120
Cash from Financing -247-775-1,350-1,022478-215-550-235-559-507

Adobe Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15
Net Issuance of Stock -81-1168-231-328-10-231-20-111-144
Net Issuance of Debt -3233-20-6-44-11-3387
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 3-0-93334-244902211-124
Cash from Financing -8011-23-247-301-258-136-10-103119
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