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Cisco Systems Inc (NAS:CSCO)
Cash from Financing
$-7,348 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 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 Jan. 2014, Cisco Systems Inc paid $3,389 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $978 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $896 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $46 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Cisco Systems Inc spent $3,353 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jan. 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.

Cisco Systems Inc'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
=565+-12+0+-3310+-243
=-3,000

Cisco Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jan. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-3389+978+0+-896+-46
=-3,353

Cisco Systems Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was -1362 (Apr. 2013 ) + -68 (Jul. 2013 ) + -2565 (Oct. 2013 ) + -3353 (Jan. 2014 ) = $-7,348 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $-3,389 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc paid $3,389 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $978 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc received $978 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $0 Mil. Cisco Systems 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $-896 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc spent $896 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Cisco Systems Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $-46 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc spent $46 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.

Cisco Systems Inc Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
Net Issuance of Stock -7,823-9,148-6,613-2,375-7,324-2,748-4,586-4,882-3,188565
Net Issuance of Debt 006,48104323,4494,9851,508-557-12
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000-658-1,501-3,310
Other Financing 33-144321,044459-112222-32-293-243
Cash from Financing -7,790-9,162300-1,331-6,433589621-4,064-5,539-3,000

Cisco Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
Net Issuance of Stock -1,541-16-36-1,595-66-110-368926-1,454-3,389
Net Issuance of Debt 017-522-5223-19-2482978
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -322-322-432-425-744-743-905-918-914-896
Other Financing -194-7280-107-174263-65-84-199-46
Cash from Financing -2,057-393-910-2,179-961-609-1,362-68-2,565-3,353
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