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Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)
Cash from Financing
$-6,991 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2016, Walt Disney Co paid $1,591 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $218 Mil paying down its 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 $1,091 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Walt Disney Co spent $2,900 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Walt Disney Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-7499+2940+0+-2313+-119
=-6,991

Walt Disney Co's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Sep. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1591+-218+0+0+-1091
=-2,900

Walt Disney Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -468 (Dec. 2015 ) + -1513 (Mar. 2016 ) + -2110 (Jun. 2016 ) + -2900 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-6,991 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

Walt Disney Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-1,591 Mil. Walt Disney Co paid $1,591 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.

Walt Disney Co's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-218 Mil. Walt Disney Co spent $218 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.

Walt Disney Co's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0 Mil. Walt Disney 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.

Walt Disney Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0 Mil. Walt Disney Co received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Walt Disney Co's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-1,091 Mil. Walt Disney Co spent $1,091 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 local exchange's currency.

Walt Disney Co Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Net Issuance of Stock -5,678-4,453-138-2,669-4,993-3,015-4,087-6,527-6,095-7,499
Net Issuance of Debt 2,696528-1,852-1811,6474243796332,7052,940
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -637-664-648-653-756-1,076-1,324-1,508-3,063-2,313
Other Financing 78636-510840869682818692939-119
Cash from Financing -3,541-3,953-3,148-2,663-3,233-2,985-4,214-6,710-5,514-6,991

Walt Disney Co Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Net Issuance of Stock -1,833-1,440-1,303-485-1,035-3,272-2,352-2,039-1,517-1,591
Net Issuance of Debt 514-1,2511,718-1,6004092,1781,7252,124-691-218
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -33371482-1,157-270-1,179159-1,59898-1,091
Cash from Financing -1,652-2,620897-3,242-896-2,273-468-1,513-2,110-2,900
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