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Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE:BIP)
Cash from Financing
$1,379 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2015, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP received $96 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $857 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $160 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $334 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP earned $1,127 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=1121+952+189+-637+139
=1,764

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=96+857+0+-160+334
=1,127

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 348 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0 (Jun. 2015 ) + -96 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1127 (Dec. 2015 ) = $1,379 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.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $96 Mil. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP received $96 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $857 Mil. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP received $857 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.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP 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.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-160 Mil. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP spent $160 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $334 Mil. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP received $334 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.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 020-2929565850033821,121
Net Issuance of Debt 00140-14091171,136-26802952
Net Issuance of Preferred 000000000189
Dividends 00-34-59-117-364-398-544-762-637
Other Financing 0198-0-000000139
Cash from Financing 0218104731-1034111,238-232421,764

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 222000960396
Net Issuance of Debt 275-123201103543184000114857
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -122-1600-149-166-308-1390-174-160
Other Financing 00-139000-90-39334
Cash from Financing 155-281-117-39188103480-961,127
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