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NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE)
Cash from Financing
$2,411 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2015, NextEra Energy Inc received $644 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $454 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $348 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $24 Mil on other financial activities. In all, NextEra Energy Inc earned $774 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

NextEra Energy 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
=633+755+0+-1261+873
=1,000

NextEra Energy Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is

NextEra Energy Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 843 (Dec. 2014 ) + 275 (Mar. 2015 ) + 519 (Jun. 2015 ) + 774 (Sep. 2015 ) = $2,411 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.

NextEra Energy Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $644 Mil. NextEra Energy Inc received $644 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. 2015 was $454 Mil. NextEra Energy Inc received $454 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.

NextEra Energy Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 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. 2015 was $-348 Mil. NextEra Energy Inc spent $348 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. 2015 was $24 Mil. NextEra Energy Inc received $24 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.

NextEra Energy Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 3334641198308-3273868426331,298
Net Issuance of Debt 1,6811,2533,3171,7391,8252,1795,0791,2557551,444
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -593-654-714-766-823-920-1,004-1,122-1,261-1,385
Other Financing -221064204348427155873526
Cash from Financing 1,3996552,6501,1751,5141,2804,8881,1301,0001,883

NextEra Energy Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 4064272517155761661464424
Net Issuance of Debt 422-2341,117262-328-29662730545458
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -279-286-315-315-315-316-341-342-348-354
Other Financing -61118482-56879-27-5824587
Cash from Financing 48825875-34-684843275519774315
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