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Plains All American Pipeline LP (NYSE:PAA)
Cash from Financing
$643 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2016, Plains All American Pipeline LP paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $919 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $1 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $433 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $4 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Plains All American Pipeline LP earned $481 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 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.

Plains All American Pipeline LP'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
=1099+1380+0+-1671+6
=814

Plains All American Pipeline LP's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is

Plains All American Pipeline LP Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 160 (Sep. 2015 ) + 345 (Dec. 2015 ) + -343 (Mar. 2016 ) + 481 (Jun. 2016 ) = $643 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.

Plains All American Pipeline LP's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0 Mil. Plains All American Pipeline LP paid $0 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.

Plains All American Pipeline LP's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $919 Mil. Plains All American Pipeline LP received $919 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.

Plains All American Pipeline LP's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-1 Mil. Plains All American Pipeline LP paid $1 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.

Plains All American Pipeline LP's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-433 Mil. Plains All American Pipeline LP spent $433 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Plains All American Pipeline LP's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $-4 Mil. Plains All American Pipeline LP spent $4 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.

Plains All American Pipeline LP Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 6433833154582961,2599594658481,099
Net Issuance of Debt 1,563-54687471734-7592,2074252,2291,380
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -263-451-532-2-682-791-969-1,160-1,407-1,671
Other Financing -16-2-6-615256-54-46-11-136
Cash from Financing 1,927-124464312604-3452,151-2811,657814

Plains All American Pipeline LP Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Net Issuance of Stock 1482962111931,09900000
Net Issuance of Debt -1284824101,465-734736598780-1,511919
Net Issuance of Preferred 000000001,570-1
Dividends -328-344-360-375-390-420-428-433-433-433
Other Financing 1-3-5-619-1-10-231-4
Cash from Financing -3074312561,277-6315160345-343481
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