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Patterson Companies Inc (NAS:PDCO)
Cash from Financing
$197 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 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 Jan. 2016, Patterson Companies Inc paid $39 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $84 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 $201 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Patterson Companies Inc earned $55 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jan. 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.

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 Jan. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jan. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-39.421+-84.125+0+-21.654+200.629
=55

Patterson Companies Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was -49.54 (Apr. 2015 ) + 964.527 (Jul. 2015 ) + -773.293 (Oct. 2015 ) + 55.429 (Jan. 2016 ) = $197 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 Jan. 2016 was $-39 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc paid $39 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 Jan. 2016 was $-84 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc spent $84 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 Jan. 2016 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 Jan. 2016 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 Jan. 2016 was $201 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc received $201 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

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
Net Issuance of Stock 19-6231212-85-349-166-76-40-200
Net Issuance of Debt -225475-106-220325-1250130306
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000-12-50-55-44-86-82-91
Other Financing 21022042-15927
Cash from Financing -204-147-94-20-133-78-331-160-15143

Patterson Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
Net Issuance of Stock -15-48-43-5070-161-390
Net Issuance of Debt 0000001,000-594-84-214
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -17-20-20-20-20-21-23-22-22-24
Other Financing -0-133-126-35-12420134
Cash from Financing -32-201-64-23-15-50965-77355-204
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