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Flextronics International Ltd (NAS:FLEX)
Cash from Financing
$-411 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

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 Mar. 2014, Flextronics International Ltd paid $134 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $44 Mil from issuing more 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 received $34 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Flextronics International Ltd spent $55 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2014.


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.

Flextronics International Ltd's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Flextronics International Ltd's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-133.727+44.328+0+0+33.991
=-55

Flextronics International Ltd Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was -197.642 (Jun. 2013 ) + -108.766 (Sep. 2013 ) + -48.976 (Dec. 2013 ) + -55.408 (Mar. 2014 ) = $-411 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.

Flextronics International Ltd's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-134 Mil. Flextronics International Ltd paid $134 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.

Flextronics International Ltd's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $44 Mil. Flextronics International Ltd received $44 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.

Flextronics International Ltd's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil. Flextronics International Ltd 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.

Flextronics International Ltd's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil. Flextronics International Ltd received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Flextronics International Ltd's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $34 Mil. Flextronics International Ltd received $34 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.

Flextronics International Ltd Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
Net Issuance of Stock 33650210-2606-400-510-3220
Net Issuance of Debt -20-94-122926-401-719-265-35-1420
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 00-03614-023231240
Cash from Financing 316-44-101962-647-713-642-522-3400

Flextronics International Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Net Issuance of Stock -85-125-1285-70-128-204-101-37-134
Net Issuance of Debt -19-12-11-101-7-23-9-7-4444
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 023-3870543916-13234
Cash from Financing -104-114-177-27-22-113-198-109-49-55
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