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Boston Properties Inc (NYSE:BXP)
Cash from Financing
$-632 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2014)

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. 2014, Boston Properties Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $554 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $1 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $126 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $1,548 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Boston Properties Inc earned $867 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2014.


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.

Boston Properties Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0+-1290.295+-17.373+-877.382+1552.563
=-632

Boston Properties Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0+-553.744+-1.389+-125.544+1548.084
=867

Boston Properties Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -1162.701 (Mar. 2014 ) + -128.282 (Jun. 2014 ) + -208.911 (Sep. 2014 ) + 867.407 (Dec. 2014 ) = $-632 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.

Boston Properties Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Boston Properties 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.

Boston Properties Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-554 Mil. Boston Properties Inc spent $554 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.

Boston Properties Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-1 Mil. Boston Properties Inc paid $1 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.

Boston Properties Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-126 Mil. Boston Properties Inc spent $126 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Boston Properties Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $1,548 Mil. Boston Properties Inc received $1,548 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.

Boston Properties Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 00233785123439000
Net Issuance of Debt 0073167555716371512721-1,290
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000-18151-17
Dividends -703-392-1,143-1,236-357-328-335-379-461-877
Other Financing -10498-3612-14-4282396671,553
Cash from Financing -807-293-425-5111,037-185828-1461,078-632

Boston Properties Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Net Issuance of Stock -247-100000000
Net Issuance of Debt -5-24745-1716-661-6-70-5540
Net Issuance of Preferred 0194-0-43000-16-10
Dividends -98-113-115-116-117-501-126-125-1260
Other Financing 2476-9-6676-0321,5480
Cash from Financing -10363621-182576-1,163-128-2098670
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