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LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD)
Cash from Financing
$1,391 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2015, LinkedIn Corp received $9 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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 received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $18 Mil on other financial activities. In all, LinkedIn Corp earned $27 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

LinkedIn Corp'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
=66.393+1305.414+0.4+0+16.278
=1,388

LinkedIn Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is

LinkedIn Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 39.753 (Jun. 2014 ) + 24.864 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1299.746 (Dec. 2014 ) + 26.739 (Mar. 2015 ) = $1,391 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.

LinkedIn Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $9 Mil. LinkedIn Corp received $9 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.

LinkedIn Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. LinkedIn Corp 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.

LinkedIn Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. LinkedIn Corp 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.

LinkedIn Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. LinkedIn Corp received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

LinkedIn Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $18 Mil. LinkedIn Corp received $18 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.

LinkedIn Corp Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 000001268615766
Net Issuance of Debt 0000000001,305
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000050
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 000014184351,39216
Cash from Financing 000014452971,4541,388

LinkedIn Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Net Issuance of Stock 17121971982114249
Net Issuance of Debt 0000000000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 221361,359201619111,27618
Cash from Financing 4025251,366392440251,30027
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