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Beam Inc (NYSE:BEAM)
Cash from Financing
\$-469 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, Beam Inc paid \$0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent \$179 Mil paying down its debt. It paid \$0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent \$37 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received \$35 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Beam Inc spent \$181 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.

Beam Inc'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 = 0 + -512.6 + 0 + -145.7 + 189.5 = -469

Beam 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 = 0 + -179.1 + 0 + -36.8 + 34.7 = -181

Beam Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -294.6 (Mar. 2013 ) + 248.8 (Jun. 2013 ) + -241.8 (Sep. 2013 ) + -181.2 (Dec. 2013 ) = \$-469 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.

Beam Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$0 Mil. Beam 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.

Beam Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$-179 Mil. Beam Inc spent \$179 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.

Beam Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$0 Mil. Beam 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.

Beam Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$-37 Mil. Beam Inc spent \$37 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Beam Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$35 Mil. Beam Inc received \$35 Mil on other financial activities.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Beam Inc Annual Data

 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Net Issuance of Stock -249 72 61 81 -712 0 0 0 0 0 Net Issuance of Debt -65 3,918 -148 -1,563 387 -287 -165 -1,975 568 -513 Net Issuance of Preferred 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dividends -184 -202 -224 -249 -261 -152 -121 -119 -130 -146 Other Financing -19 -4 165 18 30 7 38 91 126 190 Cash from Financing -516 3,784 -146 -1,713 -556 -432 -249 -2,003 564 -469

Beam Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Net Issuance of Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Net Issuance of Debt -1,234 -296 -9 579 -2 0 -293 225 -266 -179 Net Issuance of Preferred 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dividends -30 -30 -32 -32 -33 -33 -36 -36 -37 -37 Other Financing 18 33 48 35 18 25 34 60 61 35 Cash from Financing -1,245 -293 8 581 -17 -8 -295 249 -242 -181
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