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Newfield Exploration Co (NYSE:NFX)
Cash from Financing
$-445 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2014, Newfield Exploration Co paid $8 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $31 Mil paying down its 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 received $0 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Newfield Exploration Co spent $39 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Newfield Exploration Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Newfield Exploration Co's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is

Newfield Exploration Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 210 (Dec. 2013 ) + -650 (Mar. 2014 ) + 34 (Jun. 2014 ) + -39 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-445 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.

Newfield Exploration Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-8 Mil. Newfield Exploration Co paid $8 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.

Newfield Exploration Co's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-31 Mil. Newfield Exploration Co spent $31 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.

Newfield Exploration Co's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil. Newfield Exploration Co 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.

Newfield Exploration Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil. Newfield Exploration Co received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Newfield Exploration Co's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil. Newfield Exploration Co received $0 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.

Newfield Exploration Co Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock 29732153220820-1-5-5
Net Issuance of Debt 347-120300-1251,153-17627070139649
Net Issuance of Preferred 000000000-20
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 0021400-8-16-10-4
Cash from Financing 644-88317-791,173-16828268424620

Newfield Exploration Co Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock 1-23-43-51-13-8
Net Issuance of Debt 675-405-1450231209209-64931-31
Net Issuance of Preferred 00000-200000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -10000-400000
Cash from Financing 666-407-142-4230184210-65034-39
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