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Netflix Inc (NAS:NFLX)
Cash from Financing
$542 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2014)

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 Dec. 2014, Netflix Inc received $4 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 $21 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Netflix Inc earned $24 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2014.


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.

Netflix Inc'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
=60.544+400+0+0+81.168
=542

Netflix Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Netflix Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 458.186 (Mar. 2014 ) + 28.473 (Jun. 2014 ) + 30.662 (Sep. 2014 ) + 24.391 (Dec. 2014 ) = $542 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.

Netflix Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $4 Mil. Netflix Inc received $4 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.

Netflix Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Netflix 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.

Netflix Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Netflix 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.

Netflix Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Netflix Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Netflix Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $21 Mil. Netflix Inc received $21 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.

Netflix Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 13113-90-181-289-16020-0061
Net Issuance of Debt -000-1192-2196-0271400
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 013265136246620581
Cash from Financing 13126-64-177-85-1002626476542

Netflix Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 0-3392926-943214104
Net Issuance of Debt 0-028100-9400000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -052202016326142121
Cash from Financing -02322494660458283124
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