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Patterson Companies Inc (NAS:PDCO)
Cash from Financing
USD -887 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 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 Jul. 2016, Patterson Companies Inc paid USD 25 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent USD 4 Mil paying down its debt. It paid USD 0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent USD 24 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received USD 87 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Patterson Companies Inc earned USD 34 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jul. 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. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Apr. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-195.175+337.625+0+-90.597+-8.984
=43

Patterson Companies Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jul. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-25+-4.125+0+-24.197+87.494
=34

Patterson Companies Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was -773.293 (Oct. 2015 ) + 55.429 (Jan. 2016 ) + -203.794 (Apr. 2016 ) + 34.172 (Jul. 2016 ) = USD -887 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 Jul. 2016 was USD -25 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc paid USD 25 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 Jul. 2016 was USD -4 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc spent USD 4 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 Jul. 2016 was USD 0 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc paid USD 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 Jul. 2016 was USD -24 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc spent USD 24 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 Jul. 2016 was USD 87 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc received USD 87 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 local exchange's currency.

Patterson Companies Inc Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
Net Issuance of Stock 19-6231212-85-349-166-76-40-195
Net Issuance of Debt -225475-108-220325-12500338
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000-12-50-55-44-86-82-91
Other Financing 21222042-29-9
Cash from Financing -204-147-94-20-133-78-331-160-15143

Patterson Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
Net Issuance of Stock -43-5070-161-395-25-25
Net Issuance of Debt 00001,000-594114-182-4-4
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -20-20-20-21-23-22-22-24-24-23
Other Financing -126-35-1243-38756
Cash from Financing -64-23-15-50965-77355-204344
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