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Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB)
Cash from Financing
$-4,296 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2014, Schlumberger NV paid $1,175 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $259 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $522 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $173 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Schlumberger NV spent $1,265 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 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.

Schlumberger NV's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2012 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-972+1636+0+-1432+429
=-339

Schlumberger NV's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jun. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1175+259+0+-522+173
=-1,265

Schlumberger NV Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was -678 (Sep. 2013 ) + -645 (Dec. 2013 ) + -1708 (Mar. 2014 ) + -1265 (Jun. 2014 ) = $-4,296 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.

Schlumberger NV's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-1,175 Mil. Schlumberger NV paid $1,175 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.

Schlumberger NV's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $259 Mil. Schlumberger NV received $259 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.

Schlumberger NV's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0 Mil. Schlumberger NV 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.

Schlumberger NV's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-522 Mil. Schlumberger NV spent $522 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Schlumberger NV's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $173 Mil. Schlumberger NV received $173 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.

Schlumberger NV Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock -42-612-626-1,207-1,642-404-1,538-2,790-972-2,596
Net Issuance of Debt -2,9261301,516-2014701089331,7731,6361,450
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -441-482-568-771-964-1,006-1,040-1,300-1,432-1,608
Other Financing -182-27-32549311114236-383429555
Cash from Financing -3,590-991291-1,630-1,825-1,188-1,409-2,700-339-2,199

Schlumberger NV Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Net Issuance of Stock -209-499-17-247-67-499-690-1,340-765-1,175
Net Issuance of Debt 99603591343-393801342700-686259
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -334-367-366-365-365-416-415-412-410-522
Other Financing 884422275402385407153173
Cash from Financing -356-2192306-785-91-678-645-1,708-1,265
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