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Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP)
Cash Flow from Financing
$2,920 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2016, Energy Transfer Partners LP received $1,692 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $2,477 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $873 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $1,401 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Energy Transfer Partners LP earned $1,895 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=2486+4241+0+-3542+-265
=2,920

Energy Transfer Partners LP's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=1692+2477+0+-873+-1401
=1,895

Energy Transfer Partners LP Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -1187 (Mar. 2016 ) + 845 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1367 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1895 (Dec. 2016 ) = $2,920 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,692 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP received $1,692 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $2,477 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP received $2,477 Mil from issuing more 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-873 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP spent $873 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Energy Transfer Partners LP's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-1,401 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP spent $1,401 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP Annual Data

Aug07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock 1,22489401,1461,4677911,6111,3822,9812,486
Net Issuance of Debt 4971,2915201931,3771,7769851,6864,8524,241
Net Issuance of Preferred 037300000000
Dividends -623-879-957-1,066-1,159-1,343-1,802-1,964-3,336-3,542
Other Financing -11-0-8058167-4691,026440-265
Cash from Financing 1,0887934952732,2651,2913252,1304,9372,920

Energy Transfer Partners LP Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock 6422561355891,580677363453861,692
Net Issuance of Debt 7794581,3751,733801,664-9761,4201,3202,477
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -487-534-558-826-869-1,083-897-916-856-873
Other Financing 407599803224-913326323296517-1,401
Cash from Financing 1,3417791,7551,720-1221,584-1,1878451,3671,895
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