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Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL)
Cash from Financing
$-775 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2014, Ralph Lauren Corp paid $70 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $210 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $39 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $12 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Ralph Lauren Corp earned $113 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Ralph Lauren Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Mar. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-558+31+0+-149+77
=-599

Ralph Lauren Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is

Ralph Lauren Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -465 (Dec. 2013 ) + -185 (Mar. 2014 ) + -238 (Jun. 2014 ) + 113 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-775 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.

Ralph Lauren Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-70 Mil. Ralph Lauren Corp paid $70 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.

Ralph Lauren Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $210 Mil. Ralph Lauren Corp received $210 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.

Ralph Lauren Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil. Ralph Lauren Corp 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.

Ralph Lauren Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-39 Mil. Ralph Lauren Corp spent $39 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Ralph Lauren Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $12 Mil. Ralph Lauren Corp received $12 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.

Ralph Lauren Corp Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
Net Issuance of Stock 5351-180-435-170-231-595-419-547-558
Net Issuance of Debt 0-283161-204-12800031
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -22-21-21-21-20-25-39-74-128-149
Other Financing -0522344177121868077
Cash from Financing 3234-95-261-352-306-513-408-595-599

Ralph Lauren Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock -3470-150-50-201-9-198-150-211-70
Net Issuance of Debt 00000300-26900210
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -19-36-73-0-36-37-36-40-40-39
Other Financing 2028141820143851312
Cash from Financing -346-8-209-32-217268-465-185-238113
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