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Cisco Systems Inc (NAS:CSCO)
Cash from Financing
$-4,637 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 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 Jan. 2015, Cisco Systems Inc paid $668 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $503 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $974 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $431 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Cisco Systems Inc spent $1,714 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jan. 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jul. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-7506+4723+0+-3758+-347
=-6,888

Cisco Systems Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jan. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-668+-503+0+-974+431
=-1,714

Cisco Systems Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2015 was 652 (Apr. 2014 ) + -1622 (Jul. 2014 ) + -1953 (Oct. 2014 ) + -1714 (Jan. 2015 ) = $-4,637 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. 2015 was $-668 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc paid $668 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. 2015 was $-503 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc spent $503 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.

Cisco Systems Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jan. 2015 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. 2015 was $-974 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc spent $974 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. 2015 was $431 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc received $431 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

Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14
Net Issuance of Stock -9,148-6,613-2,375-7,324-2,748-4,586-4,882-3,188565-7,506
Net Issuance of Debt 06,48104323,4494,9851,508-557-124,723
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000000-658-1,501-3,310-3,758
Other Financing -144321,044459-112222-32-293-243-347
Cash from Financing -9,162300-1,331-6,433589621-4,064-5,539-3,000-6,888

Cisco Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15
Net Issuance of Stock -6673-368926-1,454-3,698-1,760-594-735-668
Net Issuance of Debt 23-19-24829783,745-2-7-503
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -744-743-905-918-914-896-974-974-973-974
Other Financing -17480-65-84-199263-359-52-238431
Cash from Financing -961-609-1,362-68-2,565-3,353652-1,622-1,953-1,714
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