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Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Cash Flow from Financing
$2,513 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2016, Sempra Energy received $10 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $765 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $176 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $1,596 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Sempra Energy earned $665 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Sempra Energy's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-5+1586+0+-687+1619
=2,513

Sempra Energy's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=10+-765+0+-176+1596
=665

Sempra Energy Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 364 (Mar. 2016 ) + 552 (Jun. 2016 ) + 932 (Sep. 2016 ) + 665 (Dec. 2016 ) = $2,513 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.

Sempra Energy's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $10 Mil. Sempra Energy received $10 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.

Sempra Energy's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-765 Mil. Sempra Energy spent $765 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.

Sempra Energy's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0 Mil. Sempra Energy 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.

Sempra Energy's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-176 Mil. Sempra Energy spent $176 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Sempra Energy's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,596 Mil. Sempra Energy received $1,596 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.

Sempra Energy Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock -145-1,00051-46210621718-22-5
Net Issuance of Debt 1442,1919577881,1181,9385491,6505161,586
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000-800-82000
Dividends -316-349-351-374-448-556-611-599-629-687
Other Financing 2116-81-21-66-89465-215-381,619
Cash from Financing -296858576-695341,355338854-1732,513

Sempra Energy Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock 1413-4813211-39141010
Net Issuance of Debt 291543-79441179-255327311,088-765
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -149-148-149-160-160-160-161-175-175-176
Other Financing -56-12645-13-42-2832-1891,596
Cash from Financing 100282-231281-21-202364552932665
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