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Capital One Financial Corp (NYSE:COF)
Cash from Financing
$7,638 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, Capital One Financial Corp paid $475 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $6,062 Mil from issuing more debt. It received $485 Mil more from issuing preferred shares than it paid to buy back preferred shares. It spent $187 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $1,510 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Capital One Financial Corp earned $7,395 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.

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 Dec. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-475+6062+485+-187+1510
=7,395

Capital One Financial Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -6654 (Mar. 2014 ) + 6042 (Jun. 2014 ) + 855 (Sep. 2014 ) + 7395 (Dec. 2014 ) = $7,638 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 Dec. 2014 was $-475 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp paid $475 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 Dec. 2014 was $6,062 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp received $6,062 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.

Capital One Financial Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $485 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp received $485 Mil more from issuing preferred shares than it paid to buy back 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 Dec. 2014 was $-187 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp spent $187 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 Dec. 2014 was $1,510 Mil. Capital One Financial Corp received $1,510 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 16-520-238-729-12-917-541-4750
Net Issuance of Debt 11,770-12,139-826-4,3758,732-10,5908,8473,2386,0620
Net Issuance of Preferred 00000048404850
Dividends -44-43-189-190-186-187-183-189-1870
Other Financing -402-651-1,882-3,018-2,7534,135-2,189-1,6531,5100
Cash from Financing 11,340-12,838-2,877-7,8215,064-6,6546,0428557,3950
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