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NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE)
Cash from Financing
$2,114 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2016, NextEra Energy Inc received $485 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $627 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $402 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $17 Mil on other financial activities. In all, NextEra Energy Inc spent $527 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

NextEra Energy Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=1298+1444+0+-1385+526
=1,883

NextEra Energy Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Sep. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=485+-627+0+-402+17
=-527

NextEra Energy Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 315 (Dec. 2015 ) + 2193 (Mar. 2016 ) + 133 (Jun. 2016 ) + -527 (Sep. 2016 ) = $2,114 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

NextEra Energy Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $485 Mil. NextEra Energy Inc received $485 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.

NextEra Energy Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-627 Mil. NextEra Energy Inc spent $627 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.

NextEra Energy Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0 Mil. NextEra Energy 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.

NextEra Energy Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-402 Mil. NextEra Energy Inc spent $402 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

NextEra Energy Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $17 Mil. NextEra Energy Inc received $17 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 local exchange's currency.

NextEra Energy Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 3334641198308-3273868426331,298
Net Issuance of Debt 1,6811,2533,3171,7391,8252,1794,9401,2557551,444
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -593-654-714-766-823-920-1,004-1,122-1,261-1,385
Other Financing -221064204348566155873526
Cash from Financing 1,3996552,6501,1751,5141,2804,8881,1301,0001,883

NextEra Energy Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Net Issuance of Stock 171557616614644241726485
Net Issuance of Debt 262-328-296627305454582,569440-627
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -315-315-316-341-342-348-354-401-402-402
Other Financing 2-56879-27-582458786917
Cash from Financing -34-6848432755197743152,193133-527
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