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Avago Technologies Ltd (NAS:AVGO)
Cash from Financing
$5,312 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 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 Jul. 2014, Avago Technologies Ltd received $33 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $5,600 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $73 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $136 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Avago Technologies Ltd earned $5,424 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jul. 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.

Avago Technologies Ltd's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2013 is calculated as:

Avago Technologies Ltd's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jul. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=33+5600+0+-73+-136
=5,424

Avago Technologies Ltd Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was -36 (Oct. 2013 ) + -50 (Jan. 2014 ) + -26 (Apr. 2014 ) + 5424 (Jul. 2014 ) = $5,312 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.

Avago Technologies Ltd's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $33 Mil. Avago Technologies Ltd received $33 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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.

Avago Technologies Ltd's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $5,600 Mil. Avago Technologies Ltd received $5,600 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.

Avago Technologies Ltd's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0 Mil. Avago Technologies Ltd 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.

Avago Technologies Ltd's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $-73 Mil. Avago Technologies Ltd spent $73 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Avago Technologies Ltd's other financing for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $-136 Mil. Avago Technologies Ltd spent $136 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.

Avago Technologies Ltd Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
Net Issuance of Stock 000-2-729828-23-666
Net Issuance of Debt 000-108-202-115-366-23300
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000-86-137-198
Other Financing 000-4-1036923
Cash from Financing 000-114-210183-335-336-194-169

Avago Technologies Ltd Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Net Issuance of Stock 11-96-37-6873433
Net Issuance of Debt -1-110000005,600
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -32-37-39-42-47-52-57-62-68-73
Other Financing 2523431358-136
Cash from Financing -20-42-30-42-36-55-36-50-265,424
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