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Focus Media Holding, Ltd. (NAS:FMCN)
Cash from Financing
$-64.8 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2012)

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. 2012, Focus Media Holding, Ltd. received $0.0 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $0.4 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0.0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $17.5 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $0.0 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Focus Media Holding, Ltd. spent $17.8 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2012.


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.

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2012 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-41.407+29.404+0+-52.778+-7.1054273576E-15
=-64.8

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2012 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2012 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0.004+-0.373+0+-17.476+0
=-17.8

Focus Media Holding, Ltd. Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2012 was 20.5 (Mar. 2012 ) + -42.578 (Jun. 2012 ) + -24.858 (Sep. 2012 ) + -17.845 (Dec. 2012 ) = $-64.8 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.

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2012 was $0.0 Mil. Focus Media Holding, Ltd. received $0.0 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.

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2012 was $-0.4 Mil. Focus Media Holding, Ltd. spent $0.4 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.

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2012 was $0.0 Mil. Focus Media Holding, Ltd. paid $0.0 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.

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2012 was $-17.5 Mil. Focus Media Holding, Ltd. spent $17.5 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2012 was $0.0 Mil. Focus Media Holding, Ltd. received $0.0 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.

Focus Media Holding, Ltd. Annual Data

Dec03Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
Net Issuance of Stock 0.00.0118.2158.0447.0-36.8144.5-233.6-210.3-41.4
Net Issuance of Debt 0.0-0.51.0-4.8-4.2-30.00.00.0171.029.4
Net Issuance of Preferred 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Dividends 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-52.8
Other Financing 0.029.50.00.30.10.20.011.0-0.4-0.0
Cash from Financing 0.029.0119.2153.5443.0-66.6144.5-222.6-39.7-64.8

Focus Media Holding, Ltd. Quarterly Data

Sep10Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12
Net Issuance of Stock -193.10.7-2.70.3-64.8-143.0-6.0-35.50.00.0
Net Issuance of Debt 0.00.00.00.030.0141.026.510.8-7.5-0.4
Net Issuance of Preferred 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Dividends 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-17.9-17.4-17.5
Other Financing -0.00.0-0.10.00.0-0.30.0-0.0-0.00.0
Cash from Financing -193.20.8-2.80.3-34.8-2.420.5-42.6-24.9-17.8
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