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HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP)
Cash from Financing
$648 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, HCP Inc received $56 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $266 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $265 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $6 Mil on other financial activities. In all, HCP Inc earned $52 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.

HCP Inc'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
=83.889+1095.851+0+-1017.17+-17.773
=145

HCP Inc'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
=56.329+266.264+0+-264.81+-6.061
=52

HCP Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was -17.548 (Jun. 2014 ) + 326.173 (Sep. 2014 ) + 287.622 (Dec. 2014 ) + 51.722 (Mar. 2015 ) = $648 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.

HCP Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $56 Mil. HCP Inc received $56 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.

HCP Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $266 Mil. HCP Inc received $266 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.

HCP Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $0 Mil. HCP 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.

HCP Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-265 Mil. HCP Inc spent $265 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

HCP Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-6 Mil. HCP Inc spent $6 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.

HCP Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 459896191,0618532,4271,3281,79311484
Net Issuance of Debt 002,271-1,590-710-1,0432,392905-451,096
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000-29600
Dividends -248-267-417-495-533-606-803-881-974-1,017
Other Financing 3402,6660-10-10-3-64-285-18
Cash from Financing 1373,3882,473-1,035-4007752,8531,493-900145

HCP Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Net Issuance of Stock 988323031222521162256
Net Issuance of Debt 754-148223-220100-213216567525266
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -231-242-243-243-246-254-254-254-255-265
Other Financing -11129-7-90-3-6-6
Cash from Financing 1,501-35712-423-132-451-1832628852
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