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Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ)
Cash from Financing
$-6,820 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2014)

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. 2014, Hewlett-Packard Co paid $783 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $2,012 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $298 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $6 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Hewlett-Packard Co spent $3,087 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Apr. 2014.


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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Oct. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1244+-5596+0+-1105+2
=-7,943

Hewlett-Packard Co's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Apr. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-783+-2012+0+-298+6
=-3,087

Hewlett-Packard Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was -2002 (Jul. 2013 ) + -2960 (Oct. 2013 ) + 1229 (Jan. 2014 ) + -3087 (Apr. 2014 ) = $-6,820 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $-783 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co paid $783 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $-2,012 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co spent $2,012 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $-298 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co spent $298 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Hewlett-Packard Co's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $6 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co received $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.

Hewlett-Packard Co Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
Net Issuance of Stock -2,739-2,353-5,241-7,784-7,810-3,303-8,425-9,221-903-1,244
Net Issuance of Debt -448-1,744-1932,5506,293-2,7665,9898,336-1,954-5,596
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -972-926-894-846-796-766-771-844-1,015-1,105
Other Financing 00251481293162294163122
Cash from Financing -4,159-5,023-6,077-5,599-2,020-6,673-2,913-1,566-3,860-7,943

Hewlett-Packard Co Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
Net Issuance of Stock -467-29-289-118-198-64064-470-482-783
Net Issuance of Debt 328-729-274-1,279-174-1,428-1,787-2,2071,962-2,012
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -244-251-260-260-258-283-280-284-278-298
Other Financing 111000011276
Cash from Financing -372-1,008-823-1,657-630-2,351-2,002-2,9601,229-3,087
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