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The Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL)
Cash from Financing
$-780 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2015, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc paid $241 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $81 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $113 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $25 Mil on other financial activities. In all, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc spent $409 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jun. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-982.8+299.2+0+-355.7+144.5
=-895

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-240.8+-80.9+0+-112.6+25
=-409

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was -86.3 (Mar. 2015 ) + -240.4 (Jun. 2015 ) + -44 (Sep. 2015 ) + -409.3 (Dec. 2015 ) = $-780 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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-241 Mil. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc paid $241 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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-81 Mil. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc spent $81 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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. The Estee Lauder Companies 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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-113 Mil. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc spent $113 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $25 Mil. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc received $25 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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
Net Issuance of Stock -333-850-130-630-397-593-388-667-983
Net Issuance of Debt -18055349194-235-166959-7299
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -85-104-116-117-121-154-209-423-308-356
Other Financing 4-11118111-51253148141125145
Cash from Financing -595-412-78126-406-313-585-612-857-895

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -60-145-395-67-207-272-148-357-387-241
Net Issuance of Debt -40-1-3-75267187424-81
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -70-79-80-80-78-94-92-92-91-113
Other Financing 18363438191886211025
Cash from Financing -115-188-442-112-273-296-86-240-44-409
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