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Capital One Financial Corp (NYSE:COF)
Cash from Financing
$10,877 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2015)

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. 2015, Capital One Financial Corp paid $539 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $7,586 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $199 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $4,909 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Capital One Financial Corp spent $3,415 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2015.


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.

Capital One Financial Corp'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
=-1945+7557+969+-746+1803
=7,638

Capital One Financial Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-539+-7586+0+-199+4909
=-3,415

Capital One Financial Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 6042 (Jun. 2014 ) + 855 (Sep. 2014 ) + 7395 (Dec. 2014 ) + -3415 (Mar. 2015 ) = $10,877 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.

Capital One Financial Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-539 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp paid $539 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.

Capital One Financial Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-7,586 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp spent $7,586 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.

Capital One Financial Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. Capital One Financial 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.

Capital One Financial Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-199 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp spent $199 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Capital One Financial Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $4,909 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp received $4,909 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.

Capital One Financial Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 1,042253-2,9817601,5228-23,190-952-1,945
Net Issuance of Debt 2,6603,9337,507-14,853-2,860-22,344-2,47710,306-8,6087,557
Net Issuance of Preferred 0003,555-3,555008530969
Dividends -28-32-42-568-319-91-91-126-608-746
Other Financing 2,240185-6,86825,903-6,8386,3866,067287-8,3041,803
Cash from Financing 5,9144,339-2,38414,796-12,050-16,0413,49714,510-18,4727,638

Capital One Financial Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Net Issuance of Stock 16-520-238-729-12-917-541-475-539
Net Issuance of Debt 11,770-12,139-826-4,3758,732-10,5908,8473,2386,062-7,586
Net Issuance of Preferred 00000048404850
Dividends -44-43-189-190-186-187-183-189-187-199
Other Financing -402-651-1,882-3,018-2,7534,135-2,189-1,6531,5104,909
Cash from Financing 11,340-12,838-2,877-7,8215,064-6,6546,0428557,395-3,415
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