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PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL)
Cash from Financing
$68 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, PPL Corp received $58 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $464 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $254 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $17 Mil on other financial activities. In all, PPL Corp earned $251 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.

PPL Corp'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
=203+1330+0+-1004+-461
=68

PPL Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is

PPL Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was -97 (Mar. 2015 ) + -388 (Jun. 2015 ) + 302 (Sep. 2015 ) + 251 (Dec. 2015 ) = $68 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.

PPL Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $58 Mil. PPL Corp received $58 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.

PPL Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $464 Mil. PPL Corp received $464 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.

PPL Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. PPL 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.

PPL Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-254 Mil. PPL Corp spent $254 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

PPL Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-17 Mil. PPL Corp spent $17 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.

PPL Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 266-680-19602,4412,297721,3371,074203
Net Issuance of Debt 277-1701,255-7704,6924,4101,1892,4432061,330
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000-540-250000
Dividends -409-459-491-517-566-746-833-878-967-1,004
Other Financing -39-17-24-44-206-194-130-1,271270-461
Cash from Financing 95-1,326721-1,2716,3075,767481,63158368

PPL Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 00151,002203735486258
Net Issuance of Debt -5992,038639-79927339132232502464
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -219-233-234-236-248-249-250-250-250-254
Other Financing 1,074-1,140-28312-5137-14-418-12-17
Cash from Financing 256665392279-252164-97-388302251
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