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Micron Technology Inc (NAS:MU)
Cash from Financing
\$770 Mil (TTM As of May. 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 May. 2016, Micron Technology Inc received \$6 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received \$1,822 Mil from issuing more 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 \$57 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Micron Technology Inc earned \$1,771 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in May. 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.

Micron Technology Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2015 is calculated as:

 Cash from Financing (A: Aug. 2015 ) = Net Issuance of Stock + Net Issuance of Debt + Net Issuance of Preferred + Dividends + Other Financing = -811 + -117 + 0 + 0 + 210 = -718

Micron Technology Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 is

 Cash from Financing (Q: May. 2016 ) = Net Issuance of Stock + Net Issuance of Debt + Net Issuance of Preferred + Dividends + Other Financing = 6 + 1822 + 0 + 0 + -57 = 1,771

Micron Technology Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2016 was -933 (Aug. 2015 ) + -140 (Nov. 2015 ) + 72 (Feb. 2016 ) + 1771 (May. 2016 ) = \$770 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.

Micron Technology Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in May. 2016 was \$6 Mil. Micron Technology Inc received \$6 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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.

Micron Technology Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in May. 2016 was \$1,822 Mil. Micron Technology Inc received \$1,822 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.

Micron Technology Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in May. 2016 was \$0 Mil. Micron Technology 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.

Micron Technology Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in May. 2016 was \$0 Mil. Micron Technology Inc received \$0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Micron Technology Inc's other financing for the three months ended in May. 2016 was \$-57 Mil. Micron Technology Inc spent \$57 Mil on other financial activities.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Micron Technology Inc Annual Data

 Aug06 Aug07 Aug08 Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Net Issuance of Stock 113 69 4 276 8 -135 -6 145 189 -811 Net Issuance of Debt -415 1,107 139 287 -640 -525 862 378 -1,631 -117 Net Issuance of Preferred 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Other Financing 946 1,039 -18 -853 -588 -376 -359 -201 -506 210 Cash from Financing 644 2,215 125 -290 -1,220 -1,036 497 322 -1,948 -718

Micron Technology Inc Quarterly Data

 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Net Issuance of Stock 49 21 17 -8 -186 13 -630 -120 -3 6 Net Issuance of Debt -188 -1,147 441 -786 637 270 -238 -23 -322 1,822 Net Issuance of Preferred 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Other Financing -132 -102 -172 -12 211 76 -65 3 397 -57 Cash from Financing -271 -1,228 286 -806 662 359 -933 -140 72 1,771
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