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Nuance Communications Inc (NAS:NUAN)
Cash Flow from Financing
$239 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2016, Nuance Communications Inc received $0 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $495 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 $40 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Nuance Communications Inc earned $455 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Nuance Communications Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-682.622+447.514+0+0+-70.007
=-305

Nuance Communications Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0.045+495+0+0+-40.447
=455

Nuance Communications Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -382.237 (Mar. 2016 ) + 160.68 (Jun. 2016 ) + 6.247 (Sep. 2016 ) + 454.598 (Dec. 2016 ) = $239 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.

Nuance Communications Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0 Mil. Nuance Communications Inc received $0 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.

Nuance Communications Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $495 Mil. Nuance Communications Inc received $495 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.

Nuance Communications Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0 Mil. Nuance Communications 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.

Nuance Communications Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0 Mil. Nuance Communications Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Nuance Communications Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-40 Mil. Nuance Communications Inc spent $40 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.

Nuance Communications Inc Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Net Issuance of Stock 233412054237-172-154-4-273-683
Net Issuance of Debt 545-8-7-18-101,358200-255-8448
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -26-6-8-14-21-53-66-48-61-70
Cash from Financing 5413271891061,133-21-307-341-305

Nuance Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock 90-99-125-47-190-376-12580
Net Issuance of Debt -251-1-163-1-4153-1296-1495
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -5-44-32-7-5-53-5-10-2-40
Cash from Financing -248-45-294-134-56-90-3821616455
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