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Cisco Systems Inc (NAS:CSCO)
Cash from Financing
$-254 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2016)

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. 2016, Cisco Systems Inc paid $740 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $3,977 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $1,308 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $48 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Cisco Systems Inc earned $1,881 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Apr. 2016.


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.

Cisco Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jul. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-2308+4469+0+-4086+-388
=-2,313

Cisco Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Apr. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-740+3977+0+-1308+-48
=1,881

Cisco Systems Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 2729 (Jul. 2015 ) + -2935 (Oct. 2015 ) + -1929 (Jan. 2016 ) + 1881 (Apr. 2016 ) = $-254 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-740 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc paid $740 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $3,977 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc received $3,977 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0 Mil. Cisco 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-1,308 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc spent $1,308 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Cisco Systems Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-48 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc spent $48 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.

Cisco Systems Inc Annual Data

Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15Jul16
Net Issuance of Stock -2,375-7,324-2,748-4,586-5,065-3,388565-7,506-2,308-2,782
Net Issuance of Debt 04323,4495,0081,508-557-124,7234,4693,111
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000-658-1,501-3,310-3,758-4,086-4,750
Other Financing 1,044459-112199151-93-243-347-388-278
Cash from Financing -1,331-6,433589621-4,064-5,539-3,000-6,888-2,313-4,699

Cisco Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
Net Issuance of Stock -2,069-594-735-668-753-152-825-818-740-399
Net Issuance of Debt 3,745-2-7-5034994,480-856-103,9770
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -974-974-973-974-1,070-1,069-1,068-1,065-1,308-1,309
Other Financing -50-52-238431-51-530-186-36-48-8
Cash from Financing 652-1,622-1,953-1,714-1,3752,729-2,935-1,9291,881-1,716
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