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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD)
Cash from Financing
$-378 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2014, Air Products & Chemicals Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $16 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $164 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $36 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Air Products & Chemicals Inc spent $112 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Air Products & Chemicals 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
=0+1.1+0+-627.7+122.3
=-504

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0+16.4+0+-164.4+36.1
=-112

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -99.5 (Mar. 2014 ) + -145 (Jun. 2014 ) + -21.6 (Sep. 2014 ) + -111.9 (Dec. 2014 ) = $-378 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals Inc paid $0 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $16 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals Inc received $16 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-164 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals Inc spent $164 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $36 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals Inc received $36 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock -363-379-372-79300-649-53-4620
Net Issuance of Debt 146239612306405-2854574209271
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -276-294-312-349-373-399-457-515-566-628
Other Financing -012581396310416470215122
Cash from Financing -493-423-15-69995-580-485-78115-504

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 0-46200000000
Net Issuance of Debt 659721-517140-9412-3111316
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -136-136-133-161-136-150-150-164-164-164
Other Financing 3633247286538502936
Cash from Financing 559157-11482-10-238-100-145-22-112
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