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SanDisk Corp (NAS:SNDK)
Cash from Financing
$-2,065 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2015, SanDisk Corp paid $784 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $0 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $65 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $40 Mil on other financial activities. In all, SanDisk Corp spent $809 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

SanDisk 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
=-1341.476+-3.212+0+-234.565+226.405
=-1,353

SanDisk Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-783.899+-0.068+0+-64.503+39.709
=-809

SanDisk Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was -245.6 (Jun. 2014 ) + -467.423 (Sep. 2014 ) + -543.155 (Dec. 2014 ) + -808.761 (Mar. 2015 ) = $-2,065 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.

SanDisk Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-784 Mil. SanDisk Corp paid $784 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.

SanDisk Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-0 Mil. SanDisk Corp spent $0 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.

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

SanDisk Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-65 Mil. SanDisk Corp spent $65 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

SanDisk Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $40 Mil. SanDisk Corp received $40 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.

SanDisk Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 11596-199000-4-230-1,590-1,341
Net Issuance of Debt 073910-100615-2100223-3
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 00000000-101-235
Other Financing 036282121371167105511226
Cash from Financing 1151,197-1811121985-47-125-956-1,353

SanDisk Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Net Issuance of Stock -41-90-280-1,070-150-114-257-467-503-784
Net Issuance of Debt 00-92801,151000-3-0
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0-00-51-51-52-51-67-65-65
Other Financing 1310277472856962662940
Cash from Financing -2812-1,131-1,0731,236-97-246-467-543-809
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