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Lafarge SA (OTCPK:LFRGY)
Cash from Financing
$-1,823 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, Lafarge SA received $27 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $651 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $413 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $126 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Lafarge SA earned $139 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.

Lafarge SA'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
=-7.39827373613+-2419.23551171+0+-356.350184957+-171.393341554
=-2,954

Lafarge SA'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
=26.936026936+650.953984287+0+-413.019079686+-125.701459035
=139

Lafarge SA Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was -377.577319588 (Sep. 2014 ) + -1742.29346486 (Dec. 2014 ) + 158.008658009 (Mar. 2015 ) + 139.169472503 (Jun. 2015 ) = $-1,823 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.

Lafarge SA's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $27 Mil. Lafarge SA received $27 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.

Lafarge SA's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $651 Mil. Lafarge SA received $651 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.

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

Lafarge SA's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-413 Mil. Lafarge SA spent $413 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Lafarge SA's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-126 Mil. Lafarge SA spent $126 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.

Lafarge SA Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 517292-624272,23654114124-7
Net Issuance of Debt 33,007-8759,420-3,625962-2,371-1,226-224-2,419
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -539-591-949-1,420-781-1,122-641-190-396-356
Other Financing -225-204261220156-430-365-15-171
Cash from Financing -2442,504-2,4228,149-2,17150-3,328-1,769-631-2,954

Lafarge SA Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
Net Issuance of Stock 0310-18801027
Net Issuance of Debt 5823027-898-83-81059-1,667183651
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000000000-413
Other Financing -80-79-204-34-15-22-437-76-25-126
Cash from Financing 501-46-176-933-116-823-378-1,742158139
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