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Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (NYSE:SXL)
Cash from Financing
$1,678 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, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP received $493 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $275 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $120 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $3 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP earned $651 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.

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

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

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 41 (Dec. 2013 ) + 691 (Mar. 2014 ) + 295 (Jun. 2014 ) + 651 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1,678 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 Sep. 2014 was $493 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP received $493 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 Sep. 2014 was $275 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP received $275 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 Sep. 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 Sep. 2014 was $-120 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP spent $120 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 Sep. 2014 was $3 Mil. Sunoco Logistics Partners LP received $3 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock 476111300110143200
Net Issuance of Debt 042135222371171534640787
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -57-67-98-117-137-173-193-2180-366
Other Financing 223-62-02-4-18-660-177
Cash from Financing -85988-9610350851820244

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Net Issuance of Stock 00000000102493
Net Issuance of Debt -2468058420201569289275
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -57-710-82-87-94-103-106-113-120
Other Financing 22-250-3593236-57228173
Cash from Financing -59-280143-8214241691295651
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