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Patterson Companies Inc (NAS:PDCO)
Cash from Financing
$-320 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 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 Oct. 2014, Patterson Companies Inc paid $3 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $130 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $20 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $130 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Patterson Companies Inc spent $23 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Oct. 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.

Patterson Companies Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Apr. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-76.269+0+0+-85.657+1.725
=-160

Patterson Companies Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Oct. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-2.842+130+0+-20.112+-130.165
=-23

Patterson Companies Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was -32.238 (Jan. 2014 ) + -200.89 (Apr. 2014 ) + -63.75 (Jul. 2014 ) + -23.119 (Oct. 2014 ) = $-320 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. 2014 was $-3 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc paid $3 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. 2014 was $130 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc received $130 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.

Patterson Companies Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 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. 2014 was $-20 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc spent $20 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. 2014 was $-130 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc spent $130 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

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
Net Issuance of Stock 202019-6231212-85-349-166-76
Net Issuance of Debt -176-20-225475-108-220325-1250
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 00000-12-50-55-44-86
Other Financing 1121222042
Cash from Financing -1551-204-147-94-20-133-78-331-160

Patterson Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Net Issuance of Stock -30-49-51-36-229-15-48-43-3
Net Issuance of Debt 0-750-5001350-135-130130
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -15-15-14-0-30-19-17-20-20-20
Other Financing -0-0-05137-137-02129-130
Cash from Financing -45-139-66-8185-12-32-201-64-23
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