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Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (NYSE:SXL)
Cash from Financing
$2,362 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2014, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP received $246 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $618 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $133 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $6 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP earned $725 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP'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
=841+1751+0+-472+242
=2,362

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 691 (Mar. 2014 ) + 295 (Jun. 2014 ) + 651 (Sep. 2014 ) + 725 (Dec. 2014 ) = $2,362 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.

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $246 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP received $246 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.

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $618 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP received $618 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.

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP 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.

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-133 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP spent $133 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-6 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP spent $6 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.

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 6111300110143200841
Net Issuance of Debt 421352223711715346407871,751
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -67-98-117-137-173-193-2180-366-472
Other Financing 23-62-02-4-18-660-177242
Cash from Financing 5988-96103508518202442,362

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock 0000000102493246
Net Issuance of Debt 68058420201569289275618
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -710-82-87-94-103-106-113-120-133
Other Financing -250-3593236-57228173-6
Cash from Financing -280143-8214241691295651725
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