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Microsoft Corp (NAS:MSFT)
Cash from Financing
$-9,080 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, Microsoft Corp paid $4,128 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $3,259 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $2,496 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $206 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Microsoft Corp spent $3,571 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.

Microsoft Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jun. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-13809+13661+0+-9882+950
=-9,080

Microsoft Corp'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
=-4128+3259+0+-2496+-206
=-3,571

Microsoft Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was -2978 (Sep. 2014 ) + 534 (Dec. 2014 ) + -3065 (Mar. 2015 ) + -3571 (Jun. 2015 ) = $-9,080 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.

Microsoft Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-4,128 Mil. Microsoft Corp paid $4,128 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.

Microsoft Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $3,259 Mil. Microsoft Corp received $3,259 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.

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

Microsoft Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-2,496 Mil. Microsoft Corp spent $2,496 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Microsoft Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-206 Mil. Microsoft Corp spent $206 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.

Microsoft Corp Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
Net Issuance of Stock -17,106-20,793-9,039-8,774-8,958-9,133-3,116-4,429-6,709-13,809
Net Issuance of Debt 0005,7461905,96003,5376,96213,661
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -3,545-3,805-4,015-4,468-4,578-5,180-6,385-7,455-8,879-9,882
Other Financing 89541203355-2393199232950
Cash from Financing -20,562-24,544-12,934-7,463-13,291-8,376-9,408-8,148-8,394-9,080

Microsoft Corp Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
Net Issuance of Stock -825-876-1,985-1,996-1,704-1,024-2,672-2,024-4,985-4,128
Net Issuance of Debt 003006,962-30001,4994,7984,1053,259
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -1,925-1,921-1,916-2,332-2,322-2,309-2,307-2,547-2,532-2,496
Other Financing 61,328205-192224502307347-206
Cash from Financing -2,744-1,469-3,3962,615-4,304-3,309-2,978534-3,065-3,571
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