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Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT)
Cash from Financing
$15,949 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 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 Apr. 2015, Medtronic PLC paid $128 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $1,761 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $435 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $47 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Medtronic PLC earned $1,151 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Apr. 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.

Medtronic PLC's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Apr. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-1271+18673+0+-1337+-116
=15,949

Medtronic PLC's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Apr. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-128+1761+0+-435+-47
=1,151

Medtronic PLC Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was -355 (Jul. 2014 ) + 228 (Oct. 2014 ) + 14925 (Jan. 2015 ) + 1151 (Apr. 2015 ) = $15,949 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.

Medtronic PLC's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $-128 Mil. Medtronic PLC paid $128 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.

Medtronic PLC's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $1,761 Mil. Medtronic PLC received $1,761 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.

Medtronic PLC's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $0 Mil. Medtronic PLC 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.

Medtronic PLC's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $-435 Mil. Medtronic PLC spent $435 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Medtronic PLC's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $-47 Mil. Medtronic PLC spent $47 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.

Medtronic PLC Annual Data

Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15
Net Issuance of Stock -3,629-708-1,141-343-865-1,055-1,344-980-1,246-1,271
Net Issuance of Debt 5,409-1,8358313172,53618601-261,43118,673
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -465-504-565-843-907-969-1,021-1,055-1,116-1,337
Other Financing 136402400-118-4013-116
Cash from Financing 1,316-3,011-835-845764-2,006-1,882-2,101-91815,949

Medtronic PLC Quarterly Data

Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15
Net Issuance of Stock -108109-772-464139-149-911-397165-128
Net Issuance of Debt -11-7826321,093-9-28585989515,1581,761
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -264-258-281-279-279-277-304-298-300-435
Other Financing -4-21-1137-6128-98-47
Cash from Financing -387-952-422363-142-717-35522814,9251,151
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