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Seagate Technology PLC (NAS:STX)
Cash from Financing
$-1,449 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, Seagate Technology PLC paid $144 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $124 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $140 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $12 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Seagate Technology PLC spent $420 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jun. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1805+1056+0+-557+-5
=-1,311

Seagate Technology PLC's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Sep. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-144+-124+0+-140+-12
=-420

Seagate Technology PLC Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -850 (Dec. 2013 ) + -351 (Mar. 2014 ) + 172 (Jun. 2014 ) + -420 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-1,449 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-144 Mil. Seagate Technology PLC paid $144 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-124 Mil. Seagate Technology PLC spent $124 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil. Seagate Technology 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-140 Mil. Seagate Technology PLC spent $140 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Seagate Technology PLC's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-12 Mil. Seagate Technology PLC spent $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.

Seagate Technology PLC Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
Net Issuance of Stock 90-281-1,307-1,3010-584-739-2,082-1,395-1,805
Net Issuance of Debt -3-3401,072-34694140947-670-2381,056
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -122-155-212-216-1320-74-372-518-557
Other Financing 044-166-330100-36-71-5
Cash from Financing -35-732-463-1,545232-344131-3,118-2,222-1,311

Seagate Technology PLC Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock -1,124-482-860-37-16-143-1,498-147-17-144
Net Issuance of Debt 00-58-3631830791-64329-124
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -106-127-250-4-137-135-142-140-140-140
Other Financing 3-72001-4-100-12
Cash from Financing -1,227-681-1,168-40431-282-850-351172-420
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