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Compuware Corporation (NAS:CPWR)
Cash from Financing
$-54.4 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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 Dec. 2013, Compuware Corporation received $66.5 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $14.0 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0.0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $27.2 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $14.2 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Compuware Corporation earned $39.5 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2013.


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.

Compuware Corporation's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Mar. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-78.937+-27+0+0+22.705
=-83.2

Compuware Corporation's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=66.537+-14+0+-27.179+14.163
=39.5

Compuware Corporation Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -45.877 (Mar. 2013 ) + -27.246 (Jun. 2013 ) + -20.838 (Sep. 2013 ) + 39.521 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-54.4 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.

Compuware Corporation's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $66.5 Mil. Compuware Corporation received $66.5 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.

Compuware Corporation's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-14.0 Mil. Compuware Corporation spent $14.0 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.

Compuware Corporation's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.0 Mil. Compuware Corporation paid $0.0 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.

Compuware Corporation's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-27.2 Mil. Compuware Corporation spent $27.2 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Compuware Corporation's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $14.2 Mil. Compuware Corporation received $14.2 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.

Compuware Corporation Annual Data

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13
Net Issuance of Stock 10.110.1-101.5-617.8-369.7-203.1-130.7-162.0-17.7-78.9
Net Issuance of Debt 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.045.0-27.0
Net Issuance of Preferred 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Dividends 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Other Financing 0.00.00.00.00.011.25.580.411.222.7
Cash from Financing 10.110.1-101.5-617.8-369.7-191.8-125.3-81.638.4-83.2

Compuware Corporation Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock -2.7-2.4-13.5-13.3-30.1-30.9-4.6-4.3-0.966.5
Net Issuance of Debt 125.6-15.6-65.0-8.522.810.7-52.0-3.0-1.0-14.0
Net Issuance of Preferred 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Dividends 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-26.7-26.9-27.2
Other Financing 1.44.10.52.56.23.310.76.87.914.2
Cash from Financing 124.3-13.8-77.9-19.2-1.2-16.9-45.9-27.2-20.839.5
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