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Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL)
Cash from Financing
$-3,584 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2014, Allstate Corp paid $70 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $354 Mil paying down its debt. It received $240 Mil more from issuing preferred shares than it paid to buy back preferred shares. It spent $138 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $573 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Allstate Corp spent $895 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 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.

Allstate Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1664+-356+781+-358+-4356
=-5,953

Allstate Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jun. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-70+-354+240+-138+-573
=-895

Allstate Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was -651 (Sep. 2013 ) + -925 (Dec. 2013 ) + -1113 (Mar. 2014 ) + -895 (Jun. 2014 ) = $-3,584 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.

Allstate Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-70 Mil. Allstate Corp paid $70 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.

Allstate Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-354 Mil. Allstate Corp spent $354 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.

Allstate Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $240 Mil. Allstate Corp received $240 Mil more from issuing preferred shares than it paid to buy back preferred shares.

4. Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Allstate Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-138 Mil. Allstate Corp spent $138 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Allstate Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-573 Mil. Allstate Corp spent $573 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.

Allstate Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock -1,373-2,484-1,770-3,604-1,290-1-124-934-828-1,664
Net Issuance of Debt 668-46-60896619251-20141-356
Net Issuance of Preferred 000000000781
Dividends -756-830-873-901-889-542-430-435-534-358
Other Financing 6,7642,805245-1,800-5,545-7,252-5,515-6,507-3,384-4,356
Cash from Financing 5,303-555-3,006-5,339-7,705-7,544-6,071-7,876-4,605-5,953

Allstate Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Net Issuance of Stock -294-263-112-159-722-115-548-279-1,038-70
Net Issuance of Debt 143-10-1492-1,051221-18-1-354
Net Issuance of Preferred 00000278373130725240
Dividends -106-109-107-2120-119-118-121-125-138
Other Financing -828-873-699-984-632-2,508-579-637-674-573
Cash from Financing -1,085-1,246-918-1,356-862-3,515-651-925-1,113-895
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