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Big Lots Inc (NYSE:BIG)
Cash from Financing
$-227 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 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 Jan. 2016, Big Lots Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $273 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $9 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $1 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Big Lots Inc spent $283 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jan. 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.

Big Lots Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jan. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-201.867+0.2+0+-38.53+12.921
=-227

Big Lots Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jan. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-0.018+-272.6+0+-9.332+-0.586
=-283

Big Lots Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was -43.843 (Apr. 2015 ) + -3.416 (Jul. 2015 ) + 102.519 (Oct. 2015 ) + -282.536 (Jan. 2016 ) = $-227 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.

Big Lots Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $-0 Mil. Big Lots 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.

Big Lots Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $-273 Mil. Big Lots Inc spent $273 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.

Big Lots Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $0 Mil. Big Lots 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.

Big Lots Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $-9 Mil. Big Lots Inc spent $9 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Big Lots Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $-1 Mil. Big Lots Inc spent $1 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.

Big Lots Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
Net Issuance of Stock -91-677-37-2-351-364-304-0-251-202
Net Issuance of Debt -6163-104-64-249105-94-150
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 00000000-28-39
Other Financing 26201514684034413
Cash from Financing -71-494-125-65-307-306-158-91-249-227

Big Lots Inc Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
Net Issuance of Stock 00-77-49-104-21-27-174-0-0
Net Issuance of Debt 182-247-243227-221-22183112-273
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000-9-9-9-10-10-9-9
Other Financing 1171717416-30-1
Cash from Financing 184-246-93-38130-248-44-3103-283
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