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Marathon Oil Corp (NYSE:MRO)
Cash from Financing
$-1,962 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2014, Marathon Oil Corp paid $449 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $34 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $127 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $77 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Marathon Oil Corp spent $533 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 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.

Marathon Oil Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-500+-247+0+-508+93
=-1,162

Marathon Oil Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Jun. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-449+-34+0+-127+77
=-533

Marathon Oil Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was -411 (Sep. 2013 ) + -208 (Dec. 2013 ) + -810 (Mar. 2014 ) + -533 (Jun. 2014 ) = $-1,962 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.

Marathon Oil Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-449 Mil. Marathon Oil Corp paid $449 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.

Marathon Oil Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-34 Mil. Marathon Oil Corp spent $34 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.

Marathon Oil Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0 Mil. Marathon Oil Corp 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.

Marathon Oil Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $-127 Mil. Marathon Oil Corp spent $127 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Marathon Oil Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $77 Mil. Marathon Oil Corp received $77 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.

Marathon Oil Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock 1,04378-1,648-795-39340-2230-500
Net Issuance of Debt -259-1,928-5011,567-1191,410-665-2,8772,052-247
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -348-436-547-637-681-679-704-567-480-508
Other Financing 91-59115490-11111,3722893
Cash from Financing 527-2,345-2,581184-1,193724-1,358-2,2951,600-1,162

Marathon Oil Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Net Issuance of Stock 00-77000-5000-551-449
Net Issuance of Debt -534921,289324-314-34200-99-135-34
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -121-119-120-120-120-121-135-132-133-127
Other Financing 17-6831121252423977
Cash from Financing -1573671,175215-413-130-411-208-810-533
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