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Plum Creek Timber Co Inc (NYSE:PCL)
Cash from Financing
$-459 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2015, Plum Creek Timber Co Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $38 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $212 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $101 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Plum Creek Timber Co Inc spent $73 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc'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
=-102+-15+0+-444+102
=-459

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was -136 (Mar. 2015 ) + -57 (Jun. 2015 ) + -193 (Sep. 2015 ) + -73 (Dec. 2015 ) = $-459 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.

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Plum Creek Timber Co Inc 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.

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $38 Mil. Plum Creek Timber Co Inc received $38 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.

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Plum Creek Timber Co 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.

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-212 Mil. Plum Creek Timber Co Inc spent $212 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $101 Mil. Plum Creek Timber Co Inc received $101 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.

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -256-194-264-87-51-26-1605-52-102
Net Issuance of Debt 93200450-184-11087176-150-372-15
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -290-294-286-275-272-272-272-313-419-444
Other Financing 00140-51013252102
Cash from Financing -453-288-86-546-438-201-84144-791-459

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 00-20-500-21-31-500
Net Issuance of Debt 154-379-287-280-57-3952-6638
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -72-101-78-78-78-185-77-78-77-212
Other Financing 057410150100101
Cash from Financing 8294-366-106-127-192-136-57-193-73
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