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Broadcom Ltd (NAS:AVGO)
Cash from Financing
$-1,828 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 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 Jul. 2015, Broadcom Ltd received $56 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $1,188 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $104 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $32 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Broadcom Ltd spent $1,204 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jul. 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.

Broadcom Ltd's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Oct. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=241+-1817+0+-408+125
=-1,859

Broadcom Ltd's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jul. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=56+-1188+0+-104+32
=-1,204

Broadcom Ltd Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2015 was -19 (Oct. 2014 ) + -30 (Jan. 2015 ) + -575 (Apr. 2015 ) + -1204 (Jul. 2015 ) = $-1,828 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.

Broadcom Ltd's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jul. 2015 was $56 Mil. Broadcom Ltd received $56 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.

Broadcom Ltd's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jul. 2015 was $-1,188 Mil. Broadcom Ltd spent $1,188 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.

Broadcom Ltd's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jul. 2015 was $0 Mil. Broadcom 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.

Broadcom Ltd's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jul. 2015 was $-104 Mil. Broadcom Ltd spent $104 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Broadcom Ltd's other financing for the three months ended in Jul. 2015 was $32 Mil. Broadcom Ltd received $32 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.

Broadcom Ltd Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
Net Issuance of Stock 0-2-729828-23-666112241
Net Issuance of Debt 0-108-202-115-366-233005,588-1,817
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 00000-86-137-198-284-408
Other Financing 0-4-1036923-87125
Cash from Financing 0-114-210183-335-336-194-1695,329-1,859

Broadcom Ltd Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
Net Issuance of Stock -68734333851795655
Net Issuance of Debt 000000-12-605-1,188-12
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -52-57-62-68-73-81-89-99-104-116
Other Financing 313585,4642420503223
Cash from Financing -55-36-50-265,424-19-30-575-1,204-50
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