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Resolute Forest Products Inc (NYSE:RFP)
Cash Flow from Financing
USD 169 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2016, Resolute Forest Products Inc paid USD 0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received USD 35 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid USD 0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It received USD 0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received USD 0 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Resolute Forest Products Inc earned USD 35 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Resolute Forest Products Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Resolute Forest Products Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

Resolute Forest Products Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 20 (Mar. 2016 ) + -1 (Jun. 2016 ) + 115 (Sep. 2016 ) + 35 (Dec. 2016 ) = USD 169 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.

Resolute Forest Products Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was USD 0 Mil. Resolute Forest Products Inc paid USD 0 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.

Resolute Forest Products Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was USD 35 Mil. Resolute Forest Products Inc received USD 35 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.

Resolute Forest Products Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was USD 0 Mil. Resolute Forest Products 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.

Resolute Forest Products Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was USD 0 Mil. Resolute Forest Products Inc received USD 0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Resolute Forest Products Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was USD 0 Mil. Resolute Forest Products Inc received USD 0 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.

Resolute Forest Products Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock 0-6000-6700-590
Net Issuance of Debt 215475-125-310-357-19882-20170
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0-25-70000000
Other Financing -490166-262-36-32-78-5-3-1
Cash from Financing 16644434-572-393-2974-7-62169

Resolute Forest Products Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock 0000000000
Net Issuance of Debt 00000020-111635
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 00000000-10
Cash from Financing 0-50-40-22020-111535
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