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Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR)
Cash from Financing
$-104 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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. 2013, Varian Medical Systems Inc paid $125 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $25 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 $5 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Varian Medical Systems Inc spent $155 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2013.


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. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-290.351+345+0+0+-3.003
=52

Varian Medical Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-124.947+-25+0+0+-4.629
=-155

Varian Medical Systems Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -31.499 (Mar. 2013 ) + -139.98 (Jun. 2013 ) + 222.237 (Sep. 2013 ) + -154.576 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-104 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 Dec. 2013 was $-125 Mil. Varian Medical Systems Inc paid $125 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 Dec. 2013 was $-25 Mil. Varian Medical Systems Inc spent $25 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 Dec. 2013 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 Dec. 2013 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 Dec. 2013 was $-5 Mil. Varian Medical Systems Inc spent $5 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

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
Net Issuance of Stock -156-189-197-275-133-74-413-368-197-290
Net Issuance of Debt 0-5-326-50-47154-36345
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 130448416-16-98-1-3
Cash from Financing -142-194-156-241-142-71-422-311-23552

Varian Medical Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock -26219-53-84-79-45-69-71-106-125
Net Issuance of Debt 180-10-2412-144535-65330-25
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -3711-3-012-4-2-5
Cash from Financing -12011-77-75-931-31-140222-155
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