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Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE:HOV)
Cash from Financing
$-32 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 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 Apr. 2016, Hovnanian Enterprises Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $32 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 spent $22 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Hovnanian Enterprises Inc spent $54 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Apr. 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Oct. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0+303.286+0+0+6.624
=310

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Apr. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0+-31.97+0+0+-22.309
=-54

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 27.502 (Jul. 2015 ) + 19.867 (Oct. 2015 ) + -25.532 (Jan. 2016 ) + -54.279 (Apr. 2016 ) = $-32 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0 Mil. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-32 Mil. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc spent $32 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0 Mil. Hovnanian Enterprises 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0 Mil. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-22 Mil. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc spent $22 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
Net Issuance of Stock -25-3127005547000
Net Issuance of Debt 596-56251-372-9040412147303
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -11-1100000000
Other Financing 82-60-2-5404-107
Cash from Financing 568-68371-372-92909116137310

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
Net Issuance of Stock 0000000000
Net Issuance of Debt 97-12229236321915-159-32
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -775-15-181285133-22
Cash from Financing 9162714218442820-26-54
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