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BlackRock Inc (NYSE:BLK)
Cash from Financing
$-1,683 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2016, BlackRock Inc paid $279 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $0 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $376 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $392 Mil on other financial activities. In all, BlackRock Inc spent $263 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 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.

BlackRock Inc'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
=-1331+37+0+-1476+706
=-2,064

BlackRock Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jun. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-279+0+0+-376+392
=-263

BlackRock Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was -509 (Sep. 2015 ) + -364 (Dec. 2015 ) + -547 (Mar. 2016 ) + -263 (Jun. 2016 ) = $-1,683 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.

BlackRock Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-279 Mil. BlackRock Inc paid $279 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.

BlackRock Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0 Mil. BlackRock Inc received $0 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.

BlackRock Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0 Mil. BlackRock 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.

BlackRock Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-376 Mil. BlackRock Inc spent $376 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

BlackRock Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $392 Mil. BlackRock Inc received $392 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.

BlackRock Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -22-376-402,758-258-2,880-1,645-1,243-1,344-1,331
Net Issuance of Debt 01,108-3044,592-2,3101,3041,326-1,26050937
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -136-353-419-422-776-1,014-1,060-1,168-1,338-1,476
Other Financing 72580-124-179174105435279312706
Cash from Financing -85959-8876,749-3,170-2,485-944-3,392-1,861-2,064

BlackRock Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Net Issuance of Stock -575-257-256-256-498-279-276-278-562-279
Net Issuance of Debt 877464192-1,024000000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -366-326-324-322-389-364-362-361-419-376
Other Financing 1281225210171168129275434392
Cash from Financing 643-336-1,592-716-475-509-364-547-263
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