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Express Scripts Holding Co (NAS:ESRX)
Cash from Financing
$-4,949 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, Express Scripts Holding Co paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $1,211 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 received $74 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Express Scripts Holding Co spent $1,137 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-4493+-344.2+0+0+547.5
=-4,290

Express Scripts Holding 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
=0+-1210.5+0+0+74
=-1,137

Express Scripts Holding Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 334 (Jun. 2014 ) + -2315.1 (Sep. 2014 ) + -1831.2 (Dec. 2014 ) + -1136.5 (Mar. 2015 ) = $-4,949 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. Express Scripts Holding Co paid $0 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-1,211 Mil. Express Scripts Holding Co spent $1,211 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. Express Scripts Holding 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. Express Scripts Holding Co received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Express Scripts Holding Co's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $74 Mil. Express Scripts Holding Co received $74 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock -180-875-1,088-4631,582-1,276-2,5160-4,055-4,493
Net Issuance of Debt 1,076-60570-2602,072-1,3405,5802,590-1,932-344
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 000000-1-800
Other Financing -9304842-6693-34241492548
Cash from Financing 887-905-470-6803,587-2,5233,0292,824-5,495-4,290

Express Scripts Holding Co Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Net Issuance of Stock 0-300-501-752-2,503-618-2,042-1,014-8200
Net Issuance of Debt -1,158-1,458-158-158-158-1582,332-1,408-1,111-1,211
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 3610617312688299431069974
Cash from Financing -1,122-1,652-486-784-2,573-477334-2,315-1,831-1,137
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