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Ball Corp (NYSE:BLL)
Cash from Financing
$1,981 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2016, Ball Corp paid $91 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $704 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $19 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $22 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Ball Corp earned $572 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

Ball Corp'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
=-99.5+2001.2+0+-71.8+-92.8
=1,737

Ball Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is

Ball Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was -277.1 (Jun. 2015 ) + -236.7 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1922.9 (Dec. 2015 ) + 572 (Mar. 2016 ) = $1,981 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.

Ball Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-91 Mil. Ball Corp paid $91 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.

Ball Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $704 Mil. Ball Corp received $704 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.

Ball Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 Mil. Ball Corp 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.

Ball Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-19 Mil. Ball Corp spent $19 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Ball Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-22 Mil. Ball Corp spent $22 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.

Ball Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -46-211-300-5-507-474-494-399-360-100
Net Issuance of Debt 767-1701914810230778291-4182,001
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -41-41-38-37-36-46-62-75-73-72
Other Financing -010112-5-19-4-9-215-93
Cash from Financing 680-412-206101-460-217-487-204-8451,737

Ball Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock -131-194-45-69-52610-12510-91
Net Issuance of Debt 36161-233-206-139358-246-951,984704
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -18-19-18-18-18-18-18-18-18-19
Other Financing -56-24-2-18-231-53-22
Cash from Financing -118-45-299-289-212328-277-2371,923572
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