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American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)
Cash from Financing
$-16,103 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2015)

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 Mar. 2015, American International Group Inc paid $1,398 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $692 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $170 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $272 Mil on other financial activities. In all, American International Group Inc spent $604 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2015.


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.

American International Group Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-4902+-9473+0+-712+-4701
=-19,788

American International Group Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1398+692+0+-170+272
=-604

American International Group Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was -1513 (Jun. 2014 ) + -3799 (Sep. 2014 ) + -10187 (Dec. 2014 ) + -604 (Mar. 2015 ) = $-16,103 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.

American International Group Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-1,398 Mil. American International Group Inc paid $1,398 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.

American International Group Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $692 Mil. American International Group Inc received $692 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.

American International Group Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. American International Group 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.

American International Group Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-170 Mil. American International Group Inc spent $170 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

American International Group Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $272 Mil. American International Group Inc received $272 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.

American International Group Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock -94143-5,8106,3435,3442,19925,277-13,000-597-4,902
Net Issuance of Debt 13,66337,49923,134-63,030-20,971-11,838-20,918-2,489-8,962-9,473
Net Issuance of Preferred -1000040,00000-38,857-8,63600
Dividends -1,421-1,638-1,881-1,6280000-294-712
Other Financing 20,95125,24017,864-22,419-13,370378-2,4283,561-1,905-4,701
Cash from Financing 32,99961,24433,307-40,734-28,997-9,261-36,926-20,564-11,758-19,788

American International Group Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Net Issuance of Stock 000-192-405-867-982-1,554-1,499-1,398
Net Issuance of Debt -822-2,942-3,039-1,741-1,240-1,698-1,301-2,735-3,739692
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000-147-147-182-179-178-173-170
Other Financing 2,112-776-298-337-494-1,542949668-4,776272
Cash from Financing 1,290-3,718-3,337-2,417-2,286-4,289-1,513-3,799-10,187-604
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