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Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM)
Cash from Financing
$466 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, Legg Mason Inc paid $25 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $0 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $23 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $708 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Legg Mason Inc earned $660 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.

Legg Mason Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Mar. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-199.61+739.793+0+-85.109+10.698
=466

Legg Mason Inc'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
=-25.128+0+0+-22.827+707.576
=660

Legg Mason Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was -115.541 (Jun. 2015 ) + -87.276 (Sep. 2015 ) + 8.968 (Dec. 2015 ) + 659.621 (Mar. 2016 ) = $466 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.

Legg Mason Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-25 Mil. Legg Mason Inc paid $25 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.

Legg Mason Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 Mil. Legg Mason Inc received $0 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.

Legg Mason Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 Mil. Legg Mason 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.

Legg Mason Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-23 Mil. Legg Mason Inc spent $23 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Legg Mason Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $708 Mil. Legg Mason Inc received $708 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.

Legg Mason Inc Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock 27-242325-431-397-435-334-332-200
Net Issuance of Debt -1441,638405-558-5-1-232-240-66740
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -110-133-136-48-27-44-55-62-71-85
Other Financing 18-420-146-5-40-14-3-3811
Cash from Financing -2091,221301-747-468-482-736-639-507466

Legg Mason Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock -69-85-81-83-81-87-63-89-23-25
Net Issuance of Debt -11-75579-645-000000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -16-16-16-19-18-18-18-22-22-23
Other Financing -1414-25-020-32-352454708
Cash from Financing -110-161458-748-79-138-116-879660
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