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Brocade Communications Systems Inc (NAS:BRCD)
Cash from Financing
$-210 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, Brocade Communications Systems Inc paid $28 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $0 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 received $12 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Brocade Communications Systems Inc spent $16 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Oct. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-146.229+-3.75+0+0+0.57
=-149

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Apr. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-27.932+0+0+0+11.939
=-16

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was -64.757 (Jul. 2013 ) + -34.538 (Oct. 2013 ) + -94.243 (Jan. 2014 ) + -15.993 (Apr. 2014 ) = $-210 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $-28 Mil. Brocade Communications Systems Inc paid $28 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0 Mil. Brocade Communications Systems Inc received $0 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0 Mil. Brocade Communications 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0 Mil. Brocade Communications Systems Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $12 Mil. Brocade Communications Systems Inc received $12 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
Net Issuance of Stock 2123-6-91-12614657-114-31-146
Net Issuance of Debt -84-70-279-1251,054-182-183-161-192-4
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -9016-516-1-2-351
Cash from Financing -72-48-269-221945-38-128-277-218-149

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Net Issuance of Stock -10-16-38-24-27-65-31-108-28-85
Net Issuance of Debt -50-41-30296-30000000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000000000-15
Other Financing -014-2983020-4141210
Cash from Financing -60-56-64-26-24-65-35-94-16-91
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