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Forest Laboratories Inc (NYSE:FRX)
Cash from Financing
$3,143 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, Forest Laboratories Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $1,800 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 $77 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Forest Laboratories Inc earned $1,877 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.

Forest Laboratories Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Mar. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-9.591+3000+0+0+152.571
=3,143

Forest Laboratories Inc'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
=-0.256+1800+0+0+77.239
=1,877

Forest Laboratories Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 23.3 (Jun. 2013 ) + 29.479 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1213.218 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1876.983 (Mar. 2014 ) = $3,143 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.

Forest Laboratories Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-0 Mil. Forest Laboratories Inc paid $0 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.

Forest Laboratories Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $1,800 Mil. Forest Laboratories Inc received $1,800 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.

Forest Laboratories Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil. Forest Laboratories 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.

Forest Laboratories Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil. Forest Laboratories Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Forest Laboratories Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $77 Mil. Forest Laboratories Inc received $77 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.

Forest Laboratories Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
Net Issuance of Stock -976-1,187-261-356-337-17-508-859-11-10
Net Issuance of Debt 0000000003,000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 5535802861021034153
Cash from Financing -921-1,151-181-328-331-6-506-850233,143

Forest Laboratories Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Net Issuance of Stock -8-0-0-1-10-0-2-1-6-0
Net Issuance of Debt 000000001,2001,800
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 0336131225312077
Cash from Financing -733531223291,2131,877
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