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MasterCard Inc (NYSE:MA)
Cash from Financing
$-2,870 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2015, MasterCard Inc paid $848 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $0 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $183 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $15 Mil on other financial activities. In all, MasterCard Inc spent $1,016 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 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.

MasterCard 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
=-3386+1530+0+-515+32
=-2,339

MasterCard Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jun. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-848+0+0+-183+15
=-1,016

MasterCard Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was -510 (Sep. 2014 ) + -244 (Dec. 2014 ) + -1100 (Mar. 2015 ) + -1016 (Jun. 2015 ) = $-2,870 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.

MasterCard Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-848 Mil. MasterCard Inc paid $848 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.

MasterCard Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $0 Mil. MasterCard Inc received $0 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.

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

MasterCard Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-183 Mil. MasterCard Inc spent $183 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

MasterCard Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $15 Mil. MasterCard Inc received $15 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.

MasterCard Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 0650-599-64900-1,148-1,748-2,443-3,386
Net Issuance of Debt 000-80-1490-210351,530
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0-12-74-79-79-79-77-132-255-515
Other Financing 001557439831823432
Cash from Financing 0638-658-751-18519-1,215-1,798-2,629-2,339

MasterCard Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
Net Issuance of Stock -766-581-345-751-1,669-1,158-404-155-947-848
Net Issuance of Debt 00001,48700000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -37-73-72-73-131-129-128-127-184-183
Other Financing 201613234-1922383115
Cash from Financing -783-638-416-792-279-1,306-510-244-1,100-1,016
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