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Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
Cash from Financing
$-2,768 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 six months ended in Jun. 2014, Diageo PLC paid $90 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $505 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $887 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $0 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Diageo PLC spent $1,483 Mil on financial activities for the six months ended in Jun. 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.

Diageo PLC's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jun. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-254.266211604+-267.918088737+0+-2245.7337884+-4.54747350886E-13
=-2,768

Diageo PLC's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jun. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-90.4436860068+-505.119453925+0+-887.372013652+0
=-1,483

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Diageo PLC Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $-2,768 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.

Diageo PLC's net issuance of stock for the six months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-90 Mil. Diageo PLC paid $90 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.

Diageo PLC's net issuance of debt for the six months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-505 Mil. Diageo PLC spent $505 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.

Diageo PLC's net issuance of preferred for the six months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0 Mil. Diageo PLC 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.

Diageo PLC's cash flow for dividends for the six months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-887 Mil. Diageo PLC spent $887 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Diageo PLC's other financing for the six months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0 Mil. Diageo PLC received $0 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.

Diageo PLC Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
Net Issuance of Stock -1,810-2,650-2,909-2,161-642130-132-320-254
Net Issuance of Debt -1,3245702,4962,179419-645-6697991,879-268
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -1,485-1,595-1,747-1,707-1,424-1,398-1,572-1,800-1,859-2,246
Other Financing 645-01-00-00-2250-0
Cash from Financing -3,973-3,674-2,160-1,689-1,646-1,913-2,254-1,225-300-2,768

Diageo PLC Semi-Annual Data

Dec09Jun10Dec10Jun11Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13Jun14
Net Issuance of Stock 6667-4634-8486-89-235-158-90
Net Issuance of Debt 483-1,102-107-5591,981-1,192211,853229-505
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -890-555-924-625-1,188-607-1,184-751-1,311-887
Other Financing -00-000-2250-000
Cash from Financing -341-1,590-1,077-1,150710-1,938-1,252866-1,241-1,483
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