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CA, Inc. (NAS:CA)
Cash from Financing
$-337 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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. 2013, CA, Inc. paid $140 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 $113 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $18 Mil on other financial activities. In all, CA, Inc. spent $235 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2013.


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.

CA, Inc.'s Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Mar. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-493+-9+0+-463+27
=-938

CA, Inc.'s Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

CA, Inc. Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -185 (Mar. 2013 ) + -138 (Jun. 2013 ) + 221 (Sep. 2013 ) + -235 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-337 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.

CA, Inc.'s net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-140 Mil. CA, Inc. paid $140 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.

CA, Inc.'s net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0 Mil. CA, 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.

CA, Inc.'s net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0 Mil. CA, 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.

CA, Inc.'s cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-113 Mil. CA, Inc. spent $113 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

CA, Inc.'s other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $18 Mil. CA, Inc. received $18 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.

CA, Inc. Annual Data

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13
Net Issuance of Stock 22-62-463-1,173-478-4-227-235-1,053-493
Net Issuance of Debt -826996-912746-9-679-461-13-123-9
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -47-47-93-88-82-83-83-82-192-463
Other Financing 0-68500-3766103827
Cash from Financing -851202-1,468-515-572-759-705-320-1,330-938

CA, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock -200-200-500-86-258-77-72-49-151-140
Net Issuance of Debt -5588521-31-4-24620
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -25-25-117-119-116-114-114-114-114-113
Other Financing 212617505272418
Cash from Financing -228-166-583-183-348-222-185-138221-235
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