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C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (NAS:CHRW)
Cash from Financing
USD -238 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2016, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc paid USD 63 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received USD 260 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid USD 0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent USD 64 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received USD 2 Mil on other financial activities. In all, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc earned USD 135 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide 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
=-214.306+-155+0+-235.615+-2.82
=-608

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Sep. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-63.053+260+0+-63.609+2.103
=135

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -209.532 (Dec. 2015 ) + -76.59 (Mar. 2016 ) + -87.075 (Jun. 2016 ) + 135.441 (Sep. 2016 ) = USD -238 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.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was USD -63 Mil. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc paid USD 63 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.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was USD 260 Mil. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc received USD 260 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.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was USD 0 Mil. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc paid USD 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.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was USD -64 Mil. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc spent USD 64 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was USD 2 Mil. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc received USD 2 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.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -67-154-178-249-133-222-237-742-152-214
Net Issuance of Debt 00-9000248621230-155
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -91-125-151-163-169-195-275-220-215-236
Other Financing 12171210132-0-24-7-3
Cash from Financing -146-262-326-402-289-415-264-365-144-608

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Net Issuance of Stock -44-74-25-31-59-69-55-14-52-63
Net Issuance of Debt -10-55260250-100-8020-5260
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -52-53-57-57-57-57-64-64-64-64
Other Financing 11-13-4111-10-18342
Cash from Financing -106-181165-68-106-224-210-77-87135
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