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Cintas Corp (NAS:CTAS)
Cash from Financing
$-825 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 2016)

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 Feb. 2016, Cintas Corp paid $100 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $0 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $110 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Cintas Corp spent $210 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Feb. 2016.


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.

Cintas Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: May. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-551.97+-0.518+0+-201.891+41.819
=-713

Cintas Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Feb. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-100.146+0+0+0+-109.95
=-210

Cintas Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2016 was -230.61 (May. 2015 ) + -209.719 (Aug. 2015 ) + -174.5 (Nov. 2015 ) + -210.096 (Feb. 2016 ) = $-825 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.

Cintas Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $-100 Mil. Cintas Corp paid $100 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.

Cintas Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $0 Mil. Cintas Corp received $0 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.

Cintas Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $0 Mil. Cintas 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.

Cintas Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $0 Mil. Cintas Corp received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Cintas Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $-110 Mil. Cintas Corp spent $110 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.

Cintas Corp Annual Data

May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14May15May16
Net Issuance of Stock -188-183-26-1-444-392-216-371-552-780
Net Issuance of Debt 8263-157-1500-124-8-1-0
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -62-71-72-74-72-71-80-93-202-115
Other Financing -12-111-1-5415424229
Cash from Financing -179-203-254-77-20-461-256-430-713-867

Cintas Corp Quarterly Data

Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16
Net Issuance of Stock -0-206-61-2-251-237-222-181-100-278
Net Issuance of Debt -0-0-0-0-0-0-0000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -813204-1917126-1105
Cash from Financing -82-204-411-442-231-210-175-210-272
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