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Dell Inc (NAS:DELL)
Cash from Financing
$-2,241 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 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 Jul. 2013, Dell Inc received $7 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $428 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $141 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $1 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Dell Inc spent $561 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jul. 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.

Dell Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jan. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-672+-268+0+-278+8
=-1,210

Dell Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is

Dell Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2013 was 357 (Oct. 2012 ) + -80 (Jan. 2013 ) + -1957 (Apr. 2013 ) + -561 (Jul. 2013 ) = $-2,241 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.

Dell Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jul. 2013 was $7 Mil. Dell Inc received $7 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.

Dell Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jul. 2013 was $-428 Mil. Dell Inc spent $428 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.

Dell Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jul. 2013 was $0 Mil. Dell 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.

Dell Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jul. 2013 was $-141 Mil. Dell Inc spent $141 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Dell Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Jul. 2013 was $1 Mil. Dell Inc received $1 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.

Dell Inc Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
Net Issuance of Stock 617-3,107-6,198-2,712-3,868-2,7882-788-2,677-672
Net Issuance of Debt 000100-1991,3822,0121,2633,250-268
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000000000-278
Other Financing -2,000-22-5461-530-2248
Cash from Financing -1,383-3,129-6,252-2,551-4,120-1,4062,012477577-1,210

Dell Inc Quarterly Data

Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13
Net Issuance of Stock -440-1,111-595-531-286-39453247
Net Issuance of Debt 1,607133522988-254-56149156-1,837-428
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000000-139-139-142-141
Other Financing 3-1118000-21
Cash from Financing 1,170-979-72458-532-955357-80-1,957-561
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