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CA Inc (NAS:CA)
Cash Flow from Financing
$-464 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2016, CA Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $14 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $107 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $0 Mil on other financial activities. In all, CA Inc spent $93 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

CA Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Mar. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-707+713+0+-429+-20
=-443

CA Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

CA Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -90 (Mar. 2016 ) + -144 (Jun. 2016 ) + -137 (Sep. 2016 ) + -93 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-464 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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. 2016 was $0 Mil. CA 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.

CA Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $14 Mil. CA Inc received $14 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. 2016 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. 2016 was $-107 Mil. CA Inc spent $107 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. 2016 was $0 Mil. CA Inc received $0 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 local exchange's currency.

CA Inc Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock -1,173-478-4-227-235-1,053-493-507-215-707
Net Issuance of Debt 746-9-679-461-13-123-9451-344713
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -88-82-83-83-82-192-463-453-444-429
Other Financing 0-37661038278826-20
Cash from Financing -515-572-759-705-320-1,330-938-421-977-443

CA Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock 0-75-90-50-65-590-2-50-500
Net Issuance of Debt 42-47782-21412308140714
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -111-111-111-110-110-105-104-107-107-107
Other Financing 2111-192-5213130
Cash from Financing -67-652-118-200239-392-90-144-137-93
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