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Entergy Corp (NYSE:ETR)
Cash from Financing
$-505 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2015)

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 Jun. 2015, Entergy Corp received $1 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $190 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $154 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $16 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Entergy Corp spent $327 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 2015.


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.

Entergy Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=11.595+328.281+0+-615.628+23.579
=-252

Entergy Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jun. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0.741+-190.265+0+-153.882+16.039
=-327

Entergy Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was -166.704 (Sep. 2014 ) + 141.492 (Dec. 2014 ) + -152.559 (Mar. 2015 ) + -327.367 (Jun. 2015 ) = $-505 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.

Entergy Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $1 Mil. Entergy Corp received $1 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.

Entergy Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-190 Mil. Entergy Corp spent $190 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.

Entergy Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $0 Mil. Entergy Corp 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.

Entergy Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-154 Mil. Entergy Corp spent $154 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Entergy Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $16 Mil. Entergy Corp received $16 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.

Entergy Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock -806-624-1,185-478-585-827-219632512
Net Issuance of Debt 1,781181,4961,000135-3165471,036182328
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000-2000240
Dividends -479-478-533-593-597-624-611-612-612-616
Other Financing 00000-0-051024
Cash from Financing 496-1,084-222-71-1,048-1,767-282538-381-252

Entergy Corp Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
Net Issuance of Stock 894436287-58-21
Net Issuance of Debt -7265-12852175-176-2335213-190
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -153-154-152-152-153-154-154-155-154-154
Other Financing 0-0-02401743-916
Cash from Financing -153120-276-7258-285-167141-153-327
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