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Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR)
Cash from Financing
$-595 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, Varian Medical Systems Inc paid $195 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $42 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 received $1 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Varian Medical Systems Inc spent $236 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-528.087+-68.75+0+0+1.37
=-595

Varian Medical Systems Inc'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
=-194.949+-42.053+0+0+0.8
=-236

Varian Medical Systems Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -154.576 (Dec. 2013 ) + -133.768 (Mar. 2014 ) + -70.921 (Jun. 2014 ) + -236.202 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-595 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-195 Mil. Varian Medical Systems Inc paid $195 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-42 Mil. Varian Medical Systems Inc spent $42 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil. Varian Medical Systems Inc 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil. Varian Medical Systems Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Varian Medical Systems Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $1 Mil. Varian Medical Systems Inc received $1 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.

Varian Medical Systems Inc Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock -189-197-275-133-74-413-368-197-290-528
Net Issuance of Debt -5-326-50-47154-36345-69
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 0448416-16-98-1-31
Cash from Financing -194-156-241-142-71-422-311-23552-595

Varian Medical Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock -84-79-45-69-71-106-125-125-83-195
Net Issuance of Debt 12-144535-65330-25-1311-42
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -3-012-4-2-5411
Cash from Financing -75-931-31-140222-155-134-71-236
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