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Applied Materials Inc (NAS:AMAT)
Cash from Financing
$-937 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2016)

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 Jan. 2016, Applied Materials Inc paid $623 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $1,205 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $115 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $10 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Applied Materials Inc spent $1,933 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jan. 2016.


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.

Applied Materials Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Applied Materials Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jan. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-623+-1205+0+-115+10
=-1,933

Applied Materials Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was -69 (Apr. 2015 ) + -744 (Jul. 2015 ) + 1809 (Oct. 2015 ) + -1933 (Jan. 2016 ) = $-937 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.

Applied Materials Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $-623 Mil. Applied Materials Inc paid $623 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.

Applied Materials Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $-1,205 Mil. Applied Materials Inc spent $1,205 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.

Applied Materials Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $0 Mil. Applied Materials 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.

Applied Materials Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $-115 Mil. Applied Materials Inc spent $115 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Applied Materials Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $10 Mil. Applied Materials Inc received $10 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.

Applied Materials Inc Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
Net Issuance of Stock -3,821-434-1,10639-221-373-1,319-63137-1,237
Net Issuance of Debt -8-202-2-1-61,744-1002,581
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -251-306-325-320-349-397-434-456-485-487
Other Financing 2450700-1400056
Cash from Financing -4,055-892-1,426-281-576960-1,754-519-348913

Applied Materials Inc Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
Net Issuance of Stock 102863244042-624-655-623
Net Issuance of Debt 000000000-1,205
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -120-120-122-121-122-122-123-123-119-115
Other Financing 00000391232,58310
Cash from Financing -110-92-59-119-78-83-69-7441,809-1,933
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