Switch to:
Patterson Companies Inc (NAS:PDCO)
Cash from Financing
$127 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 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 Oct. 2015, Patterson Companies Inc paid $161 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $594 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $22 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $4 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Patterson Companies Inc spent $773 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Oct. 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.

Patterson Companies Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Apr. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-40.239+130+0+-81.76+-158.936
=-151

Patterson Companies Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Oct. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-160.579+-594.125+0+-22.228+3.639
=-773

Patterson Companies Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was -14.526 (Jan. 2015 ) + -49.54 (Apr. 2015 ) + 964.527 (Jul. 2015 ) + -773.293 (Oct. 2015 ) = $127 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.

Patterson Companies Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $-161 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc paid $161 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.

Patterson Companies Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $-594 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc spent $594 Mil paying down its 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.

Patterson Companies Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $0 Mil. Patterson Companies 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.

Patterson Companies Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $-22 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc spent $22 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Patterson Companies Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $4 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc received $4 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.

Patterson Companies Inc Annual Data

Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15
Net Issuance of Stock 2019-6231212-85-349-166-76-40
Net Issuance of Debt -20-225475-108-220325-125135130
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000-12-50-55-44-86-82
Other Financing 12122204-133-159
Cash from Financing 1-204-147-94-20-133-78-331-160-151

Patterson Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
Net Issuance of Stock -229-15-48-43-58-10-161
Net Issuance of Debt 01350000001,000-594
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -30-19-17-20-20-20-20-21-23-22
Other Financing 137-137-0-133-12-2-28-124
Cash from Financing 85-12-32-201-64-23-15-50965-773
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)

GuruFocus Premium Plus Membership

FEEDBACK