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GlaxoSmithKline PLC (NYSE:GSK)
Cash from Financing
$-10,052 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2016, GlaxoSmithKline PLC paid $61 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $286 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $1,309 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $214 Mil on other financial activities. In all, GlaxoSmithKline PLC spent $1,870 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-38.9221556886+-3610.77844311+0+-5799.4011976+-1184.13173653
=-10,633

GlaxoSmithKline PLC's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-61.2535612536+-286.324786325+0+-1309.11680912+-213.675213675
=-1,870

GlaxoSmithKline PLC Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was -3644.85981308 (Jun. 2015 ) + -3090.49079755 (Sep. 2015 ) + -1446.10778443 (Dec. 2015 ) + -1870.37037037 (Mar. 2016 ) = $-10,052 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.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-61 Mil. GlaxoSmithKline PLC paid $61 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.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-286 Mil. GlaxoSmithKline PLC spent $286 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.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 Mil. GlaxoSmithKline PLC 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.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-1,309 Mil. GlaxoSmithKline PLC spent $1,309 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

GlaxoSmithKline PLC's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-214 Mil. GlaxoSmithKline PLC spent $214 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.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -1,730-6,494-5,429-298-3,014-3,418-1,578-260-39
Net Issuance of Debt -1,5189,8273,5901,961-2,083-25,78267393-3,611
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -5,102-5,636-4,470-5,019-5,000-5,314-6,162-6,023-6,014-5,799
Other Financing -1,062-1,210-984-1,443-1,707-1,393-1,616-2,733-2,546-1,184
Cash from Financing -9,412-3,513-7,293-4,503-8,691-9,722-5,414-10,267-8,427-10,633

GlaxoSmithKline PLC Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock -831-35-298-1159-52-16-1745-61
Net Issuance of Debt 169-1,4851,1681,485-715-964-1,003-1,715-7-286
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -1,414-1,512-1,860-1,492-1,437-1,381-1,731-1,459-1,329-1,309
Other Financing -570-1,269-623-275-510-266-896100-154-214
Cash from Financing -2,646-4,301-1,613-293-2,603-2,664-3,645-3,090-1,446-1,870
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