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Rockwell Automation Inc (NYSE:ROK)
Cash from Financing
$-522 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2014, Rockwell Automation Inc paid $141 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $45 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $80 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $5 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Rockwell Automation Inc spent $170 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Rockwell Automation Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-485.7+146+0+-320.5+138.4
=-522

Rockwell Automation Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Sep. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-140.5+45.1+0+-79.6+4.6
=-170

Rockwell Automation Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -59.7 (Dec. 2013 ) + -53 (Mar. 2014 ) + -238.7 (Jun. 2014 ) + -170.4 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-522 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.

Rockwell Automation Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-141 Mil. Rockwell Automation Inc paid $141 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.

Rockwell Automation Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $45 Mil. Rockwell Automation Inc received $45 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.

Rockwell Automation Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil. Rockwell Automation 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.

Rockwell Automation Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-80 Mil. Rockwell Automation Inc spent $80 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Rockwell Automation Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $5 Mil. Rockwell Automation Inc received $5 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.

Rockwell Automation Inc Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock -408-662-1,454-359-54-119-299-259-403-486
Net Issuance of Debt -0219-6169-1000015722146
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -143-159-185-170-165-174-211-247-276-321
Other Financing -0462617115121267202138
Cash from Financing -551-556-1,674-443-307-241-298-283-455-522

Rockwell Automation Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock -123-91-93-118-108-83-110-108-127-141
Net Issuance of Debt 11-11396-17-16-417292-6345
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -61-66-66-66-72-72-81-80-80-80
Other Financing 36497711665944315
Cash from Financing -170-264-14-125-185-131-60-53-239-170
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