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Tesco PLC (OTCPK:TSCDY)
Cash from Financing
$93 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 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 six months ended in Feb. 2014, Tesco PLC received $56 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $1,296 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $621 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $8 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Tesco PLC earned $723 Mil on financial activities for the six months ended in Feb. 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.

Tesco PLC's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Feb. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=102.990033223+1980.06644518+0+-1975.08305648+-14.950166113
=93

Tesco PLC's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Feb. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=56.4784053156+1295.68106312+0+-621.262458472+-8.30564784053
=723

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Tesco PLC Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $93 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.

Tesco PLC's net issuance of stock for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was $56 Mil. Tesco PLC received $56 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.

Tesco PLC's net issuance of debt for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was $1,296 Mil. Tesco PLC received $1,296 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.

Tesco PLC's net issuance of preferred for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was $0 Mil. Tesco PLC 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.

Tesco PLC's cash flow for dividends for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was $-621 Mil. Tesco PLC spent $621 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Tesco PLC's other financing for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was $-8 Mil. Tesco PLC spent $8 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.

Tesco PLC Annual Data

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
Net Issuance of Stock 6112-650-1,274-191215108-37086103
Net Issuance of Debt 272-1905513,7186,592-4,125-3,195293-1,8131,980
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -853-770-909-1,584-1,251-1,458-1,746-1,867-1,786-1,975
Other Financing -665-10-29-36-30-65-71-217-54-15
Cash from Financing -1,240-859-1,0378245,120-5,432-4,905-2,161-3,56793

Tesco PLC Semi-Annual Data

Aug09Feb10Aug10Feb11Aug11Feb12Aug12Feb13Aug13Feb14
Net Issuance of Stock 411783473-4215226624556
Net Issuance of Debt -3,511-884-1,629-1,509-2105031,461-3,1796551,296
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -1,077-464-1,139-567-1,279-584-1,311-560-1,296-621
Other Financing -34-33-34-36-41-176-24-32-6-8
Cash from Financing -4,581-1,203-2,768-2,039-1,951-204152-3,709-603723
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