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Western Digital Corp (NAS:WDC)
Cash from Financing
$10,751 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

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. 2016, Western Digital Corp received $53 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $12,293 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $117 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $724 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Western Digital Corp earned $11,505 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 2016.


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.

Western Digital Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jun. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=57+11929+0+-464+-771
=10,751

Western Digital Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jun. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=53+12293+0+-117+-724
=11,505

Western Digital Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was -215 (Sep. 2015 ) + -135 (Dec. 2015 ) + -404 (Mar. 2016 ) + 11505 (Jun. 2016 ) = $10,751 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.

Western Digital Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $53 Mil. Western Digital Corp received $53 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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.

Western Digital Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $12,293 Mil. Western Digital Corp received $12,293 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.

Western Digital Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0 Mil. Western Digital Corp 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.

Western Digital Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-117 Mil. Western Digital Corp spent $117 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Western Digital Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-724 Mil. Western Digital Corp spent $724 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.

Western Digital Corp Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
Net Issuance of Stock -435-8798-530-657-629-75857
Net Issuance of Debt -43237-27-82-1061,282-23047513011,929
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000000-181-259-396-464
Other Financing 084-29-13-8672028-45-771
Cash from Financing -86326-64-16-106819-1,048-385-1,06910,751

Western Digital Corp Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Net Issuance of Stock -216-210-184-236-206-132-45391053
Net Issuance of Debt 121-31-31-32-31224-31-32-30112,293
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -71-70-94-93-93-116-115-116-116-117
Other Financing 1314-37-1114-11-24-263-724
Cash from Financing -153-297-346-372-316-35-215-135-40411,505
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