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Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)
Cash from Financing
$-6,617 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2015, Walt Disney Co paid $485 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $1,600 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $1,948 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $791 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Walt Disney Co spent $3,242 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

Walt Disney Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-6527+633+0+-1508+692
=-6,710

Walt Disney Co's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-485+-1600+0+-1948+791
=-3,242

Walt Disney Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was -1652 (Jun. 2014 ) + -2620 (Sep. 2014 ) + 897 (Dec. 2014 ) + -3242 (Mar. 2015 ) = $-6,617 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.

Walt Disney Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-485 Mil. Walt Disney Co paid $485 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 Mar. 2015 was $-1,600 Mil. Walt Disney Co spent $1,600 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 Mar. 2015 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 Mar. 2015 was $-1,948 Mil. Walt Disney Co spent $1,948 Mil 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 Mar. 2015 was $791 Mil. Walt Disney Co received $791 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.

Walt Disney Co Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock -2,026-5,639-5,678-4,453-138-2,669-4,993-3,015-4,087-6,527
Net Issuance of Debt -6999412,696528-1,852-1811,647424379633
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -490-519-637-664-648-653-756-1,076-1,324-1,508
Other Financing 3187478636-510840869682818692
Cash from Financing -2,897-5,143-3,541-3,953-3,148-2,663-3,233-2,985-4,214-6,710

Walt Disney Co Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Net Issuance of Stock -1,044-850-800-1,393-1,718-1,536-1,833-1,440-1,303-485
Net Issuance of Debt 3,255-410-1,762-7041,169201514-1,2511,718-1,600
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -1,300-24000-1,508000-1,948
Other Financing 225458-184319312642-33371482791
Cash from Financing 1,136-826-2,746-1,778-237-2,201-1,652-2,620897-3,242
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