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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Cash from Financing
$18,302 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, Morgan Stanley paid $976 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $4,158 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $436 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $1,142 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Morgan Stanley earned $3,888 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.

Morgan Stanley'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
=-2773+6805+1493+-1455+20295
=24,365

Morgan Stanley'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
=-976+4158+0+-436+1142
=3,888

Morgan Stanley Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 5753 (Jun. 2015 ) + 6958 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1703 (Dec. 2015 ) + 3888 (Mar. 2016 ) = $18,302 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.

Morgan Stanley's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-976 Mil. Morgan Stanley paid $976 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.

Morgan Stanley's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $4,158 Mil. Morgan Stanley received $4,158 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.

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

Morgan Stanley's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-436 Mil. Morgan Stanley spent $436 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Morgan Stanley's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,142 Mil. Morgan Stanley received $1,142 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.

Morgan Stanley Annual Data

Nov06Nov07Nov08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -2,733-2,892-1,431-75,264-317-227-691-1,458-2,773
Net Issuance of Debt 24,78425,463-28,4713,0614,449-6,920-22,041-21,5251,5676,805
Net Issuance of Preferred 1,09700-10,9500001,6962,7821,493
Dividends -1,167-1,219-1,227-1,732-1,156-834-469-475-904-1,455
Other Financing 32,35917,17112,58512,652-4,3942,92310,84023,62821,15620,295
Cash from Financing 54,34038,523-18,5443,0244,163-5,148-11,8972,63323,14324,365

Morgan Stanley Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Net Issuance of Stock -672-292-208-286-839-634-662-638-9760
Net Issuance of Debt -1,441-5,4358,2922,3406,6234,1841,458-5,4604,1580
Net Issuance of Preferred 01,78899401,49300000
Dividends -143-244-265-252-310-363-423-359-4360
Other Financing 2,7752,8214,9848,3872,9842,5666,5858,1601,1420
Cash from Financing 519-1,36213,79710,1899,9515,7536,9581,7033,8880
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