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Qualcomm Inc (NAS:QCOM)
Cash from Financing
$-6,525 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2014, Qualcomm Inc paid $490 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new 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 spent $589 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $211 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Qualcomm Inc spent $868 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

Qualcomm Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-3085+95+0+-2055+200
=-4,845

Qualcomm Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-490+0+0+-589+211
=-868

Qualcomm Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was -1272 (Jun. 2013 ) + -3312 (Sep. 2013 ) + -1073 (Dec. 2013 ) + -868 (Mar. 2014 ) = $-6,525 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.

Qualcomm Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-490 Mil. Qualcomm Inc paid $490 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.

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

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

Qualcomm Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-589 Mil. Qualcomm Inc spent $589 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Qualcomm Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $211 Mil. Qualcomm Inc received $211 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.

Qualcomm Inc Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
Net Issuance of Stock 335-530-797-909-486357-2,3272,505401-3,085
Net Issuance of Debt 0000-24801,064011995
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -308-524-698-862-982-1,093-1,177-1,346-1,583-2,055
Other Financing 00403660409-9735359306200
Cash from Financing 27-1,054-1,092-1,111-1,307-833-2,4051,518-757-4,845

Qualcomm Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Net Issuance of Stock 129907-150-48590407-822-2,760-561-490
Net Issuance of Debt 08138000425300
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -362-367-429-425-428-431-604-592-590-589
Other Financing 4217354-1076338112-1378211
Cash from Financing -191638-187-1,017-27514-1,272-3,312-1,073-868
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