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Shire PLC (NAS:SHPG)
Cash from Financing
$439 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

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. 2015, Shire PLC paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $515 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $101 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Shire PLC spent $616 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2015.


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.

Shire PLC's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0+649.9+0+-134.4+-76.5
=439

Shire PLC's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0+-514.8+0+0+-101.1
=-616

Shire PLC Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 1709.1 (Mar. 2015 ) + -406.6 (Jun. 2015 ) + -247.6 (Sep. 2015 ) + -615.9 (Dec. 2015 ) = $439 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.

Shire PLC's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Shire PLC paid $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.

Shire PLC's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-515 Mil. Shire PLC spent $515 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.

Shire PLC's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Shire PLC 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.

Shire PLC's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Shire PLC received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Shire PLC's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-101 Mil. Shire PLC spent $101 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.

Shire PLC Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -10877-152-1-2-152-99-5000
Net Issuance of Debt -078810-5-43-1300298650
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -32-41-47-54-62-74-86-96-121-134
Other Financing 001131743-59-198378-77
Cash from Financing -431,623-178-29-100-195-244-345555439

Shire PLC Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock 0000000000
Net Issuance of Debt 0986-478-21001,695-300-230-5155,310
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 0360-944014-107-18-101-93
Cash from Financing -171,346-572-206-131,709-407-248-6165,217
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