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Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY)
Cash from Financing
$907 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 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 Apr. 2014, Best Buy Co Inc received $9 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $6 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $59 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $3 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Best Buy Co Inc spent $53 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Apr. 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.

Best Buy Co Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as:

Best Buy Co Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is

Best Buy Co Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 933 (Jul. 2013 ) + 67 (Oct. 2013 ) + -40 (Jan. 2014 ) + -53 (Apr. 2014 ) = $907 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.

Best Buy Co Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $9 Mil. Best Buy Co Inc received $9 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.

Best Buy Co Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $-6 Mil. Best Buy Co Inc spent $6 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.

Best Buy Co Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0 Mil. Best Buy Co 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.

Best Buy Co Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $-59 Mil. Best Buy Co Inc spent $59 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Best Buy Co Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $3 Mil. Best Buy Co Inc received $3 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.

Best Buy Co Inc Annual Data

Feb04Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Jan14
Net Issuance of Stock 1456-480-382-3,31583138-1,014-1,433171
Net Issuance of Debt -17-371-3312133894-210-99509381
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -130-137-151-174-204-223-234-237-1,531-233
Other Financing 0-723318-17-42-7-230
Cash from Financing -133-459-641-513-3,378737-348-1,357-2,478319

Best Buy Co Inc Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12Apr12Jul12Oct12Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
Net Issuance of Stock -304-332-119-12111913125249
Net Issuance of Debt -241-59-195218-223-592985-6-6-6
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -57-1,35901,250-57-58-58-58-59-59
Other Financing -20-19-1,376-40-7613
Cash from Financing -622-1,751-305-29-273-64193367-40-53
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