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Occidental Petroleum Corp (NYSE:OXY)
Cash from Financing
$-2,202 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2014, Occidental Petroleum Corp paid $404 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $1,599 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $561 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $2,230 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Occidental Petroleum Corp spent $334 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp'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
=-2467+-107+0+-2210+2582
=-2,202

Occidental Petroleum Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-404+-1599+0+-561+2230
=-334

Occidental Petroleum Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -1385 (Mar. 2014 ) + -1093 (Jun. 2014 ) + 610 (Sep. 2014 ) + -334 (Dec. 2014 ) = $-2,202 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-404 Mil. Occidental Petroleum Corp paid $404 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-1,599 Mil. Occidental Petroleum Corp spent $1,599 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Occidental Petroleum Corp 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-561 Mil. Occidental Petroleum Corp spent $561 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Occidental Petroleum Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $2,230 Mil. Occidental Petroleum Corp received $2,230 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 131-1,420-1,112-1,479-22-57-224-498-913-2,467
Net Issuance of Debt -898-893-1,164947482,2735881,736-690-107
Net Issuance of Preferred 00-750000000
Dividends -483-646-765-1,068-1,079-1,159-1,436-2,128-1,553-2,210
Other Financing 6314071902026-103442232,582
Cash from Financing -1,187-2,819-3,045-1,510-1,0331,083-1,175-846-2,933-2,202

Occidental Petroleum Corp Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock -49-3554-8-33-876-933-627-503-404
Net Issuance of Debt 0000-66-624-61-461,599-1,599
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -439-8760-517-517-519-514-570-565-561
Other Financing 63427457873123150792,230
Cash from Financing -482-1,19731-480-538-1,946-1,385-1,093610-334
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