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Dollar Tree Inc (NAS:DLTR)
Cash from Financing
$-1,121 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, Dollar Tree Inc received $14 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $21 Mil paying down its 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 spent $18 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Dollar Tree Inc spent $25 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.

Dollar Tree Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jan. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0+6203.5+0+0+-133.1
=6,070

Dollar Tree 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
=14.4+-20.8+0+0+-18.4
=-25

Dollar Tree Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 23.2 (Jul. 2015 ) + -19.4 (Oct. 2015 ) + -1100 (Jan. 2016 ) + -24.8 (Apr. 2016 ) = $-1,121 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.

Dollar Tree Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $14 Mil. Dollar Tree Inc received $14 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.

Dollar Tree Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-21 Mil. Dollar Tree Inc spent $21 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.

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

Dollar Tree Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0 Mil. Dollar Tree Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Dollar Tree Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-18 Mil. Dollar Tree Inc spent $18 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.

Dollar Tree Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
Net Issuance of Stock -208-40122-191-417-646-330-1,11260
Net Issuance of Debt -1-1-1-0-15-26499-136,204
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 61323028252116-7-133
Cash from Financing -203-38923-161-404-623-303-598-156,070

Dollar Tree Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
Net Issuance of Stock 00000000014
Net Issuance of Debt -250-130007,18085-21-1,041-21
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 15000-14-611-60-18
Cash from Financing -249-821-107,16723-19-1,100-25
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