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Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB)
Cash from Financing
$-736 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 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 Apr. 2014, Campbell Soup Co received $7 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $299 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $98 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $1 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Campbell Soup Co spent $389 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Apr. 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.

Campbell Soup Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jul. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-70+1675+0+-367+-1
=1,237

Campbell Soup Co's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is

Campbell Soup Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 206 (Jul. 2013 ) + 261 (Oct. 2013 ) + -814 (Jan. 2014 ) + -389 (Apr. 2014 ) = $-736 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.

Campbell Soup Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $7 Mil. Campbell Soup Co received $7 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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.

Campbell Soup Co's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $-299 Mil. Campbell Soup Co spent $299 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.

Campbell Soup Co's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0 Mil. Campbell Soup Co 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.

Campbell Soup Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $-98 Mil. Campbell Soup Co spent $98 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Campbell Soup Co's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $1 Mil. Campbell Soup Co received $1 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.

Campbell Soup Co Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
Net Issuance of Stock -31-39-270-975-856-455-333-632-300-70
Net Issuance of Debt -185-354233-605-123-20135295-2571,675
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -259-275-292-308-329-350-365-378-373-367
Other Financing 00112581171510-1
Cash from Financing -475-668-318-1,863-1,300-814-556-700-9201,237

Campbell Soup Co Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Net Issuance of Stock -28-1223-16-48-92-7170
Net Issuance of Debt -111451,661-15-183212341-645-2990
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -93-92-92-2740-1-97-98-980
Other Financing 64-1445415010
Cash from Financing -226-1651,558-301-226206261-814-3890
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