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Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ)
Cash from Financing
$-6,571 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 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 Oct. 2014, Hewlett-Packard Co paid $696 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $252 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $309 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $9 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Hewlett-Packard Co spent $1,248 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Oct. 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Oct. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-2431+-3014+0+-1184+58
=-6,571

Hewlett-Packard Co's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Oct. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-696+-252+0+-309+9
=-1,248

Hewlett-Packard Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 1229 (Jan. 2014 ) + -3087 (Apr. 2014 ) + -3465 (Jul. 2014 ) + -1248 (Oct. 2014 ) = $-6,571 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $-696 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co paid $696 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $-252 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co spent $252 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $0 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $-309 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co spent $309 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Hewlett-Packard Co's other financing for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $9 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co received $9 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co Annual Data

Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
Net Issuance of Stock -2,353-5,241-7,784-7,810-3,303-8,425-9,221-903-1,244-2,431
Net Issuance of Debt -1,744-1932,5506,293-2,7665,9898,336-1,954-5,596-3,014
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -926-894-846-796-766-771-844-1,015-1,105-1,184
Other Financing 025148129316229416312258
Cash from Financing -5,023-6,077-5,599-2,020-6,673-2,913-1,566-3,860-7,943-6,571

Hewlett-Packard Co Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Net Issuance of Stock -289-118-198-64064-470-482-783-470-696
Net Issuance of Debt -274-1,279-174-1,428-1,787-2,2071,962-2,012-2,712-252
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -260-260-258-283-280-284-278-298-299-309
Other Financing 000011276169
Cash from Financing -823-1,657-630-2,351-2,002-2,9601,229-3,087-3,465-1,248
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