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Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP)
Cash from Financing
$1,568 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2016, Energy Transfer Partners LP received $363 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $976 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $897 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $323 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Energy Transfer Partners LP spent $1,187 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 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. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=2981+4852+0+-3336+440
=4,937

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

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=363+-976+0+-897+323
=-1,187

Energy Transfer Partners LP Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 1293 (Jun. 2015 ) + -122 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1584 (Dec. 2015 ) + -1187 (Mar. 2016 ) = $1,568 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $363 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP received $363 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 Mar. 2016 was $-976 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP spent $976 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 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 Mar. 2016 was $-897 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP spent $897 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 Mar. 2016 was $323 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP received $323 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP Annual Data

Aug06Aug07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 1321,22489401,1461,4677911,6111,3822,981
Net Issuance of Debt 9124971,2915201931,3771,7769851,6864,852
Net Issuance of Preferred 003730000000
Dividends -344-623-879-957-1,066-1,159-1,343-1,802-1,964-3,336
Other Financing 1-11-0-8058167-4691,026440
Cash from Financing 7021,0887934952732,2651,2913252,1304,937

Energy Transfer Partners LP Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock 4591423421,2352,1341355891,580677363
Net Issuance of Debt 1,3294852351,2446881,9661,142801,664-976
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -803-481-462-487-1,179-558-826-869-1,083-897
Other Financing -2-33210144-599639388-913326323
Cash from Financing 9831133252,1361,0442,1821,293-1221,584-1,187
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